[Mono-dev] Support for Portable Class Libraries (PCL)
john.fallows at kaazing.com
Sat Jul 2 15:48:37 EDT 2011
Would you mind sending a link to the relevant issue on bugzilla so I can
On Sat, Jul 2, 2011 at 1:32 AM, Marek Safar <marek.safar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Microsoft has recently introduced support for Portable Class Libraries,
> allowing the same DLL to be reused for both .Net 4 and Silverlight 4 without
> recompiling the source. There are restrictions on which APIs are available,
> and some minor API changes from their non-portable equivalents to gain
> consistency across the platforms.
> What additional development effort would be required for the Mono project
> to deliver equivalent Portable Class Library system library implementations,
> to be used as library references when compiling .Net 4 / Silverlight 4
> portable code with gmcs?
> We don't have Portable .NET profile. The first step would be to create this
> build profile and probably use linker or hack the compiler to strip all IL
> code as it's not needed. On top of that runtime support for retargetable
> assemblies is needed. There is already a bug report about this feature in
> I think that's all what is needed.
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