[MonoDevelop] Visual Studio 2005 Imports (sln, csproj)

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Wed Nov 8 00:11:05 EST 2006


> Has anyone started doing any work on importing VS2005 projects and
> solutions into monodevelop?  I started doing in this and realized I
> should see if any work has been done so far on it and while I was
> working on it I came up with a few questions.
> Should we just import the csproj and sln files and convert them to
> mdp/mds or should we actually support them and allow MD to use them
> natively?

Although I think that at the high-level the solution format might be
possible to support, I wonder how to cope with the actual build files,
that are in "msbuild" format.

Today we have a partial implementation of xbuild, I wonder if we would
have to call into that for building the software.

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