[Mono-winforms-list] Running Executable (.exe) using Process.Start on Linux

Matt Emson memsom at interalpha.co.uk
Thu Jan 29 10:27:50 EST 2009

aifaz wrote:

As the other reply says, you need to run this under Mono... on Windows, 
this process would be spawned using the MS.Net framework.

>     string locn = Application.StartupPath + "\\mysqldump.exe";         
However, this line is quite possibly causing a problem in Linux as well 
- Linux uses a "forward slash" as the path separator .... you should be 
looking at System.IO.Path.DirectorySeparatorChar to work out what the 
separator it should be... and "/mysqldump.exe" would be in the root of 
your Linux file system too. Current directory would be more like 

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