[Mono-winforms-list] Re: [Mono-winforms-list] System.Windows.Forms.Win32:WineLoadLibrary throws NullReferenceEx ception for gdi32 (winelib.exe.so IS found)

Kevin Rector krector@compco.com
Fri, 17 Sep 2004 08:42:57 -0500

This is the second question fielded in two days about the old SWF. Perhaps
the Mono website should be updated with some information about the new
implementation. Currently the only way to find out about it is to read the
list archives or ask on the list.


I don't know who's in charge of the web site, but it's clearly outdated.


Martin Tapp wrote:
> > I've installed wine and everything seems to work fine (notepad and all
> > work).

Jordi Mas Wrote:
> System.Windows.Forms in officially an unsupported namespace because it
> is not complete it.
> We have abandoned the idea of using Wine to implement SWF and we have
> stopped any development on that direction. Now, there is an ongoing
> effort implementing it natively using C# and System.Drawing.
> Unfortunately, we are working hard on it but is far from been complete
> it.
> My advice is not to waste time trying with the old Wine implementation
> and start playing with the new effort that lives in Managed.Windows.
> Forms directory.