[Mono-list] [Mono-dev] Open source .NET and Mono.

Vasileios Anagnostopoulos fithis2001 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 11:07:32 UTC 2014

Yes but a clean build with mingw even with WPF should be possible. If new
GTK# is not a goal at least make it compile on win32/win64 with mingw. I
tried the latest and failed. Cygwin cross-compiles used to work better for
me, though it has some bugs.

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 4:51 PM, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at xamarin.com> wrote:

> We are not likely going to move to Gtk# 3 any time soon.
> We have evolved the plan over the years, but this is the current plan:
>    - We are going to be refactoring Xamarin Studio along engine vs UI
>    components, to allow us to build native UIs for each component (WPF on
>    Windows, Cocoa on Mac, Gtk# on Linux).
>    - We typically start with a Gtk# UI, because that one already works
>    everywhere, so we start with this, and we then provide the per-platform UIs.
> Replacing Gtk# 2 with 3 is not really a goal.  They change the API, and
> are about to change it again with 4.
> When we move everything over to this split UI system, we will take a look
> at whether it is worth upgrading to newer versions of Gtk, but for now,
> version 2 has lots of custom improvements for Mac and Windows that have not
> yet been added to 3.
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 6:26 AM, Vasileios Anagnostopoulos <
> fithis2001 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It would be even better news if mono finally compiled cleanly under
>> mingw-w64 with gtk#3.
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