[Mono-list] Native support for VS2005 Projects in Monodevelop

Francisco T. Martinez martinf at mfconsulting.com
Wed Dec 13 06:45:12 EST 2006

On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 00:19 +0530, Ankit Jain wrote:
> This is a call for testing :)
> Code for providing native support for vs2005 solutions/projects is in
> svn now, in the prj2make-sharp-lib. Native support means that you can
> directly open vs2005 projects in monodevelop. Any changes made to the
> project through monodevelop would get reflected in the project
> file. So you can effectively share the same project files between VS2005 and
> MonoDevelop.
> If you try to add a monodevelop solution/project (.mds/.mdp) to a
> vs2005 solution,
> then it will be converted to the vs2k5 equivalent files (solution
> folders/csproj etc).
> The addin tries to do non-destructive writes of the sln/project files,
> i.e., it will (try) not
> to delete things that it doesn't understand.
> It hasn't really seen much testing besides by that done by myself.
> You'll need monodevelop from SVN for
> trying this out. Its not complete yet, but seems to be working fine for most
> cases (that i tried :). Would be nice if we can see what doesn't work or what
> else is required to be supported in this.
> Thanks
> -Ankit
Congratulations Ankit!

Thank you very much.


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