[MonoDevelop] Visual Studio 2005 Imports (sln, csproj)
lluis at ximian.com
Wed Nov 8 19:50:04 EST 2006
El dc 08 de 11 del 2006 a les 16:09 +0100, en/na Marek Sieradzki va
> On 11/8/06, Miguel de Icaza <miguel at ximian.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> > > 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.
> BTW I think that we have this kind of discussion every month/half a year.
> SharpDevelop 2 has support for msbuild files that consists of:
> - 2 classes transforming collections of SD internal items/properties
> to XML (MSBuild format)
> - Build (), Publish (), Rebuild (), Clean () functions. They are
> just invoking Microsoft.Build.Engine.Project.Build (string).
> First part should be easy to port. Second part would require working
> MSBuild implementation. But second part probably isn't needed at all
> as MonoDevelop has its own build system or something.
> It'd be good to know who is working on that (if anyone is).
Ankit Jain is working on this.
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