[Mono-list] System.Net.NetworkInformation: network availability

Mattia Vitturi m.vitturi at gmail.com
Fri Jan 28 10:45:44 EST 2011

Thank  you Miguel. 
I thought I did something wrong cause the methods I need are available for
Moonlight, and I was suspecting I compiled Mono framework with wrong
parameters, or there were some workarounds. I'm glad to hear I did the
correct choice, using external libraries to handle this particular


Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> Hello Mattia,
>> I temporarily resolved using NDesk.Dbus libraries, until someone will put
>> his hands on that part of framework. I do hope that code will be
>> implemented, cause it's annoying and could be hard to maintain two
>> sections
>> of our application that do the same things.
> We currently do not have plans to implement that part of the stack for
> Linux.   So having two code paths is the best possible option at this
> point in time.
> If someone wanted to contribute the code, they would have to use DBus,
> just like you did, to detect this sort of condition.   Now, we can not
> take a depedency on DBusSharp directly, so this would have to be some
> sort of dynamically loaded code that invokes the proper methods.
> Miguel

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