[Mono-osx] Mono 2.6 and Windows.Forms on MacOSX

AleStanga alessandro.stanga at gmail.com
Mon Nov 30 16:39:41 EST 2009

Lee V. Andrus wrote:
> It is possible to use the same X11 driver for Windows.Forms that is used
> on Linux.  First, make sure the free X11 server is installed and running. 
> I believe it is available on the OS X installation disk, but may not be
> installed by default.  Then define the following environment variables
> when starting a Mono application: DISPLAY=0.0
> MONO_MWF_MAC_FORCE_X11=whatever.
> Note that the X11 server for Mac is an application in its own right and
> all X11 windows are associated with it rather than the client
> applications.
thanks, i'll try that.

Lee V. Andrus wrote:
> I am currently working on a Cocoa-based replacement for the Carbon Driver
> that is the default implementation of Windows.Forms on OS X.  I hope that
> it will eliminate some inefficiencies and some impediments to support of
> 64-bit applications.  After I get it working as well as the Carbon Driver,
> I will start filling in some of the missing pieces.

what a great news!
thanks for your time and work!
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