[Mono-list] mono 2.4 on windows 2000 server MVC

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Fri Aug 21 17:56:58 EDT 2009

I wonder why consultants are *always* misinterpreting customer's
demands :)

The OP wants to run Mono + Apache under Win2k.


Abe Gillespie wrote:
> Sure.  Need a consultant to help? ;)
> While MVC is officially fully supported on Mono, you will more than
> likely run into some Windows-to-Linux issues.  Often these things boil
> down to file path casing issues (Linux being case sensitive, Windows
> not).  To address casing issues you can put Mono in IO compatibility
> mode.  But for production-level sites you'll want to eventually remove
> the problems from your codebase and avoid IO compatibility mode.
> http://www.mono-project.com/IOMap
> Windows-to-Linux migration also assumes your app is written entirely
> in managed code.  If you're calling COM objects or P/Invoking into a
> Windows APIs, then you'll have to find managed alternatives for these
> bits.
> The last possible source of cross-platform issues is missing
> functionality in Mono.  This is probably the least likely because Mono
> implements a ghastly amount of the .Net Framework, and furthermore,
> ASP.NET is very complete.  I've personally never run into missing
> functionality in Mono.  But you'll want to run the MoMA tool just to
> be sure.  http://www.mono-project.com/MoMA
> -Abe
> On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 2:24 PM, ClearMind<michael at satterfield.org> wrote:
>> I have a web farm of windows 2k advanced servers.. I am trying to avoid
>> licensing fees for upgrading the servers to 2003 to use .net 3.5 MVC
>> Could i avoid upgrading the OS by installing mono 2.4 and use apache?
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