[Mono-list] Mono support for Managed DirectX

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Mon Sep 15 12:12:47 EDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 12:07 PM, Justin Cherniak <compwiz312 at gmail.com> wrote:
> In theory I don't see any reason Mono couldn't use the Managed DirectX
> libraries however they call the native DirectX libraries which only exist on
> Windows.  So your program could run under Mono but only under windows.  The
> only alternative I see to avoid rewriting using OpenGL or some other
> framework would be to run your program under Wine on Linux.

Or develop a drop-in replacement that uses OpenGL as a backend.  It
could be a fun project, and people would probably love you.  :)

Chris Howie

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