[mono-vb] VBNC and .NET Framework

Ozzapoo ozzamon3000 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 27 19:52:35 EDT 2008

Then will it require .NET/Mono if you 'bundle' mono with the application? If
so, how do you do it?

Kornél Pál wrote:
>> Do VBNC-compiled binaries depend on the .NET Framework to work?
> The short answer is yes, the same is true for C#. The long answer is 
> that they need a runtime that can be Mono as well.
> C# was designed for .NET Framework so it's runtime library is the Class 
> Library (i.e. has no specific runtime library). All other languages 
> usually have their own runtime libraries. VB.NET has 
> Microsoft.VisaulBasic.dll and Mono has an open source implemenation of
> that.
> Depending on the deployment system you use you may need to install 
> mono-basic (or equivalent) package but Mono supports VB.NET out of the
> box.
> Kornél
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