[Mono-list] Cross platform app on usb drive

Miguel de Icaza miguel@ximian.com
Sun, 17 Oct 2004 12:14:17 -0400


> My company is looking to develop a lightweight application that would 
> run completely on a usb drive. We want to be able to plug the usb drive 
> in and run the app without having to go through any kind of install 
> process. We want it to be cross platform and we are considering using 
> mono/.NET to build it. My question is can we package the runtime so 
> that it will run on the drive or does the have to be installed native 
> to the machine? Does anyone have experience with anything like this?

In the case of .NET it has to be installed in the machine.

With Mono it is possible to run from the drive.