[Mono-list] COM / DCOM in Mono
Wed, 5 Mar 2003 16:05:14 +0200
I don't want to emulate COM and/or make Linux apps talk suing DCE-RPC to
My main intention in here is to simply allow ASP.NET programs that
access COM objects to run on Linux under Apache2, Mod_Mono and Mono.
Instead of emulating the environment I simply delegate it to the Windows
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]=20
Sent: Wednesday, March 05, 2003 1:57 PM
To: Eran Sandler
Subject: RE: [Mono-list] COM / DCOM in Mono
> Well, I'm currently investigating how implement DCOM on other
> know it WAS implemented for UN*X and Linux by 3rd party companies but
> they didn't release the code.
Be aware that Greg Turner is working on a DCOM implementation for
Wine. He has some initial tests running (not just DCOM but binary=20
compatible to Windows).
One of the problems he identified was the fact that a number of
Linux programs provide DCE-RPC services on Linux: Samba (as the oldes
and most advanced program), DCE-RPC itself and DCOM. This mess would=20
require some kind of DCE-RPC "portmapper" to sort out.
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