[Mono-osx] Winform on 64 bit OSX

matteo tesser matteo.tesser at gmail.com
Wed Jan 19 06:09:14 EST 2011

64 bit operating systems usually can run 32 bits applications. The
current version of mono for  OSX is a 32 bit app.

mono Windows.Forms apps runs on Mac OS X 10.6 even though the UI is
not apple compliant.


On Wed, Jan 19, 2011 at 12:00 PM, sebi77
<balazs.sebestyen at webcamlaboratory.com> wrote:
>        Hello!
> I have a .Net application what I want to port to OSX, therefore I use Mono.
> Up to now my Winform app works somehow, but with several errors. Now I'm
> reading:
> "Mono's implementation of the System.Windows.Forms API is built on top of
> Carbon and can only run with Mono on 32 bit systems."
> http://www.mono-project.com/Mono:OSX
> That means it doesn't work at all on a 64 bit system? (I have a 64bit 10.6
> OSX). If this is the case, I have to rewrite the app with GTK#? I don't want
> that, because Windows is the most important target platform, and with
> Winform I be sure the app works on Windows at least. If I have to rewrite
> everything, maybe I have to choose QT?
> sebi
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