[Mono-list] .dll Data Provider - Can do?

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Mon Feb 23 01:21:47 EST 2009

On Fri, Feb 13, 2009 at 5:07 PM, byteman <geoff at controlg.com> wrote:
> Exploring mono & linux & apache as a possibility for hosting a low volume
> app that reads and writes foxpro data files.  On the windows side, it
> requires the vfpoledb.dll provider.  Other than that, it's a fairly straight
> forward asp.net 2.0 application utilizing standard controls, etc.
> Should this run on mono / apache / linux?  If so, can someone point me
> towards documentation that would show me how to handle the data provider?

Is vfpoledb.dll a managed assembly?  If not, then the application will
not run natively on Linux unless there is a Linux-native version of
this library available.

If it is a managed assembly then run it through MoMA
<http://www.mono-project.com/MoMA> and see what the results say.

Chris Howie

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