[Mono-list] missing "native feel" ?

Dave Mertens dmertens@zyprexia.com
Fri, 16 Jul 2004 16:54:17 +0200

>  On Fri, 16 Jul 2004 10:35:34 +0100, Jonathan Stowe 
>  Why not have an option on mcs to have the mcs wrapper create 
>  an .exe-specific wrapper?  The unix mcs script could create 
>  a unix shell script, and the windows mcs.bat could create a 
>  batch file.
>  So: 
>  mcs -target:exe MyClass.cs -out:MyProgram.exe -wrap
>  would create MyProgram.exe and MyProgram shell script (or 
>  MyProgram.bat).
In my opinion it's *NOT* up to the compiler to create 'OS' wrappers. It's
only task is to compile your source into a binary.
You're deployment software (MSI package, Nant, custom setup.exe, etc) should
create those wrappers.


Dave Mertens, Senior Software Developer.