[Mono-list] Re: Mono in Solaris

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Thu Dec 29 08:20:08 EST 2005

Andreas Färber wrote:
> Hi Paul,
>>> And I believe you'd need libgdiplus only for System.Drawing, wouldn't 
>>> you? That's rather GUI category.
>> When you build from scratch, one of the messages mono produces is that
>> it assumes libgdiplus is already built and installed. Yes, it is needed
>> for the System.Drawing and SWF aspects, but they are built when you
>> build mono/mcs.
> While that is certainly true, I was hoping to get around this dependency 
> by simply not using S.D or S.W.F at /runtime/ - is that not possible? I 
> was assuming that System.Drawing uses libgdiplus for P/Invoke only?

This is true. If your apps don't use System.Drawing's classes that
p/invoke into libgdiplus everything will work.


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