[Mono-list] Mono.Posix

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Feb 2 17:42:01 EST 2011

On Wed, Feb 2, 2011 at 7:07 AM, Robert Jordan <robertj at gmx.net> wrote:
> On 02.02.2011 11:54, Steve Lessard wrote:
>> I just wrote a simple command line tool using the Mono.Unix.Native namespace in
>> the Mono.Posix assembly. This tool basically checks a file's permissions to see
>> if the file is executable by any or all of user, group, other. It works great on
>> my Mac.
>> Windows is supposed to have a Posix compliant layer. Does Mono.Posix assembly
>> work on Windows's Posix layer?
> The Windows POSIX subsystem was discontinued almost 10 years ago.

It was replaced by Interix which is now included as an optional
component on high-end (Server, Ultimate) recent Windows versions. I
doubt anyone's ever tried Mono on with Interix though, as I can't
think of any reason to do do.

Michael Hutchinson

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