[Mono-winforms-list] another forms problem
Mon, 27 Dec 2004 22:54:02 +0100
Thank you very much for your answer. This seems to be a bit harder than
Well I think I will try an other gui-lib for c# for my development.
If I can do anything to help developing the Forms Assembly I would be
glad to help.
What about a native implementation of Windows-Forms for Mac Os. I don't
think that mac-users whant to install all the gnome packages if they
want to run a .net application.
If you don't think that there is any need for work to do, i may help
testing the current forms implementation... ;-)
> On 26-Dec-04, at 9:56 AM, Paul wrote:
>>> If I try to run a programm compiled with
>>> mcs myprogramm.cs -r System.Windows.Forms
>>> and try to run it using
>>> mono myprogramm.exe
>>> I got an error that means something like mono cannot find wine.
>>> What about the native implementation? I read on the website that it can
>>> be found in Managed.Windows.Forms , but if I try to add this
>>> assembly by:
>> You need to
>> cd ~/mcs/class/Managed.Windows.Forms; make clean; make; su; make
>> (prefix=/usr) install
>> for MWF to be used.
>> I'm not sure if that's exactly what has to be done for OS X, but given
>> it's a BSD variant, it's a pretty good guess that that is what will
>> su changes you to the administrator (super user).
> First off; there is no su for OSX; and its much more involved than
> this to get it running on OSX.
> You have 2 choices;
> #1. The X11 Driver
> (This requires X11 from mac, cairo, render, Xrender, libpixman,
> libgif, libtiff, jpeglib, libpng, libgdiplus) Most of those you'll
> have to install from source.
> #2. The Quartz Driver
> (This requires everything above except for X11, render, Xrender)
> You'll also requires some custom cairo patches from me that aren't
> complete yet.
> However, you should remember that neither of these are complete; if
> you want them to make an application; hold off; if you want the to
> assist in development; plow ahead.
> PS. A large number of the dependancies required some custom hacking
> by me to make them happy with auto* on OSX. If fink has a recent
> build of them all; I'd suggest using that I personally just dont run
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