[Mono-osx] Quick Look support in MonoMac

Geoff Norton gnorton at novell.com
Fri Jan 21 11:43:00 EST 2011


On 2011-01-21, at 11:15 AM, Miguel de Icaza wrote:

> The challenge with building these libraries is that we are going to
> need to create a different facade for the Mono runtime.
> QuickLook plugins are libraries, so we need to bootstrap the Mono
> process in a different way, instead of the current setup in which we
> merely call the "mono" command.   So we would need to embed Mono, and
> hook it up there to load an assembly.
> So the first step is for someone to build this bridge, using Mono's
> embedding API.   Once we have the bridge built, we could build a
> template to include in MonoDevelop to make it easier to ship.

I'll try to get to this this weekend, I know how it should look to work with MonoMac support and can probably bang it out in an hour or two, then we can look at how to integrate it into the MD stack.


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