[Mono-winforms-list] specifying the " r:System.Windows.Forms" switch in MAkeFile

Paul F. Johnson paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk
Thu Aug 11 13:31:05 EDT 2005


> Paul suggested using NANT to configure building a MONO project to help specify
> which files required the /r:System.Windows.Forms switch, in reply to an earlier
> post. 
> I have a coupele of quesitons . 
> First of all, what would be a good way to get started with NANT. ( i have no
> experience with similar configuration tools)

Read the documentation that comes with it.

> secondly, i tried using mono with SharpDevelop in MS Windows environment, but the
> NANT Build file generated by SharpDevelop always specifies "csc" as the compiler
> irrescpective of the Compiler/run time specified in the Project properties.

Usually, there is a setting in something like tools or options where you
can define the compiler command. I know sharpdevelop has been compiled
using Mono and used as well (there are screenshots about)
> Finally,  a single sample for specification of this switch would really help me
> towards porting my application to Mono/Cross platform.
> development on an open source platform sure appears to be a tough task for a "hobby"!

Nah. It's always a pain when you're getting used to something new and
having to learn a new development environment. The learning curve is not
that big.

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