[MonoDevelop] Monodevelop and Microsoft VB 2005 created programs

Brian Smart brian.smart at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Oct 8 11:44:37 EDT 2009


I will try to give sensible answers to your comments. (They may not seem to
sensible to you!)


'As Michael mentioned you don't need to convert anything, just copy the
binary from your Windows machine to your Linux system and run it.'

When you say just copy the binary to the Linux m/c, which file are you
referring to?
'First I'd recommend running MoMA on your program to identify possible

I ran MoMA and no issues were found.

'it would also be easier to help if you explained more detailed
what your program does.'

The program I am trying to convert to run on Linux is a simple test program
that just opens a window that includes a button. There is no additional
Until I can get over this first hurdle I don't want to try anything more


Brian Smart


> Regards
> Brian Smart
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Michael Hutchinson [mailto:m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com]
> Sent: 05 October 2009 17:28
> To: Brian Smart
> Cc: monodevelop-list at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: Re: [MonoDevelop] Monodevelop and Microsoft VB 2005 created
> programs
> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 9:57 AM, Brian Smart
> <brian.smart at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> > Although I can load a program created using VB2005 into the
> MonoDevelop
> >  system, when I try to run the program I get the error “Unable to
> find
> > ‘resgen’ tool. This is followed by the file,project and path
> information.
> >
> > I can’t find out what the resgen tool is!
> It's used to compile resx resources. It should be included with mono
> tools. What distro or OS are you running on?
> > On a general note, am I right to assume that a program created with
> VB
> 2005
> > can be built to run on a Linux m/c?
> You don't need to rebuild it. You can use the same binary. You should
> scan it with MoMA to check that it's compatible with Mono:
> http://www.mono-project.com/MoMA
> --
> Michael Hutchinson
> http://mjhutchinson.com
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