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

Andreas Färber andreas.faerber at web.de
Mon Jan 8 11:16:12 EST 2007

Am 08.01.2007 um 16:22 schrieb Lluis Sanchez:

>>> The addin doesn't provide native support for vs2003 projects. I  
>>> should
>>> be checking on the
>>> "format version" on the .sln file i guess, and report a summary or
>>> something of the errors.
>> I see. Well, then we have a weird behaviour in MonoDevelop :)  
>> because:
>> - VS2003 projects can be imported, but not used.
>> - VS2005 projects can be used, but not imported.
> Yeah, the current situation is a bit confusing. Here is a proposal  
> that
> would simplify it from the user point of view: remove the "Import  
> VS2003
> project" option from the File menu, and instead add a new file VS2003
> format in the file open dialog.
> When the user tries to open a VS2003 project a warning message box is
> shown which says that the project file format is old and needs to be
> saved in a new file format (which could be either the native MD format
> or VS2005 format). I haven't tried, but I guess that VS2005 would  
> do the
> same if you try to open a VS2003 project.

Yeah, it does. You get a conversion wizard - it can't open the 2003  
format in-place.


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