[Mono-list] Which distribution is used when...

murthy.sudarshan murthy.sudarshan at gmail.com
Tue Oct 16 15:50:51 EDT 2007

Thanks for the idea of starting a .NET program using the Mono CLR, but my
question is related to choice of the runtime library, not the CLR used.

Jonathan's most recent reply on this topic seems satisfactory.


-----Original Message-----
From: Xavi de Blas [mailto:xaviblas at gmail.com] 
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2007 3:07 AM
To: Jonathan Pryor
Cc: smurthy at cs.pdx.edu; mono-list at lists.ximian.com
Subject: Re: [Mono-list] Which distribution is used when...

Hello, i want that Mono is used to run my app. Then i put ".prg" as
executable extension. User double-clicks a .bat file for executing my app
with mono and not with .NET

See the .bat here:


I hope it helps

2007/10/15, Jonathan Pryor <jonpryor at vt.edu>:
> On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 07:56 -0700, murthy.sudarshan wrote:
> > \At this point, my original question about which *distribution* of 
> > the runtime is used--Mono or Microsoft-- still remains.
> >
> > 1. Using the Mono CLR. That is, run "mono <app.exe>" where <app.exe> 
> > is the .NET application.
> > - I assume the libraries in the Mono distribution are used.
> Yes, Mono's runtime will be used.
> > 2. Using the Microsoft CLR. That is, run "<app.exe>".
> > - I assume the libraries in the MS distribution are used.
> Yes, Microsoft's runtime will be used (at least until someone writes 
> the code necessary for Mono to be used in this fashion, at which point 
> this question becomes much more complicated...)
>  - Jon
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