[Mono-list] We need Linux.NET Stub
Wed, 26 May 2004 10:29:48 +0200
AFAIK Both Windows XP and Windows 2003 don't use the stubs at all.
Instead the EXE loader has a special feature which detects .NET assemblies
and instead of running them as normal executables it passes them to
Linux + binfmt_misc does exactly the same thing and I think it should be
left this way.
There was once a report of a "first .NET virus" which used nothing but a
modified stub. WinXP and Win2003 didn't use the stubs so they were not
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Olsson" <email@example.com>
To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; "Fredrik Hedberg"
Sent: Wednesday, May 26, 2004 10:21 AM
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] We need Linux.NET Stub
> This is the same thing that's given in the FAQ but I dont need this. I
> cannot possibly rely on this at the end-user, what if their kernel does
> not have support for it? Should I recompile their kernel in the
> installation program? Seems insane. Also the problems with Wine.
> As I said below, what I would like to use it a pure native Linux stub
> instead. Would not that be rather easy to create? Anyone tried?
> Fredrik Hedberg wrote:
> > http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=6795
> > 2nd tip
> > /Fredrik
> > On Tue, 2004-05-25 at 15:50, Martin Olsson wrote:
> >>Hi Mono-guys,
> >>I saw in the FAQ that mono apps are called using "mono hello.exe" but in
> >>Windows you can run them directly because the hello.exe program is
> >>essentially just a stub that kicks the interpreter going.
> >>Now, I read in the FAQ that there is a hack which avoids the "mono
> >>hello.exe" problem but do you guys have any plans to implement real
> >>Linux/MacOS/HP-UX stubs? They would be basically the same as the Win
> >>.NET .exe files but they would be native to their respective system.
> >>Is anyone working on that?
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