[Mono-list] AOT Compiling a .NET assembly

MrUnleaded mrunleaded at gmail.com
Sun Jun 20 13:17:00 EDT 2010

Any idea how to correlate the AOT compiled methods to the methods in the

On Wed, Jun 2, 2010 at 8:49 PM, Christopher David Howie
<me at chrishowie.com>wrote:

> On 06/02/2010 10:10 PM, MrUnleaded wrote:
> > I know that mono has somethings to do AOT compilation and I was curious
> > as to how/where in the PE/CLI structure any native code is put and if
> > there is some documentation on that anywhere.
> AOT code is put into a file whose name is the same as the assembly, with
> .so added to the end.  This file is understood only by Mono; the .NET
> runtime will not use it.
> > I would imagine it would have some relation to the ManagedNativeHeader
> > that is referenced in ECMA335 on page 179 but I haven't been able to
> > find anything on it other then that DataDirectory/RVA is always 0.
> This is for native code compiled into the assembly, which I think is
> used primarily by Managed C++.
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