[Mono-list] stupid extensions (dll/exe) question

Francisco T. Martinez martinf@mfconsulting.com
Thu, 18 Mar 2004 17:51:53 -0600

I hear you!

I remember how confuse I was when trying to find .lib files for static 
libraries and learning it was .a! 

Then, there was the time I was trying to name batch files *.cmd.  Silly 
me, expecting them to work in the UNIX shell just because they had the 
"right" extension -- at least for OS/2 and Win NT.


gabor wrote:

>is it needed/recommended to use the standard windows extensions?
>i don't really understand the details,but are they used so that it is
>possible to move them to windows and still use them?
>i can kind of understand it, but it feels a little
>alien/different/inconvenient to have libs as dll instead of .so and so
>so what's the recommended naming practice when developing mono apps?
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