Mono compatibility

May 24, 2009 at 8:20 PM

Hello,

 

I just want to know (I didn't see it in the features list) if DotNetzip works on Mono, and if yes, with  which versions of Mono ?

 

Thanks,

 

Tolosa

Coordinator
May 24, 2009 at 9:11 PM
Edited May 24, 2009 at 9:12 PM

I don't test DotNetZip on Mono, but I have heard that people run it on Mono, unchanged.  I don't know the versions.

I'll let someone else reply on this.

If you guys come up with a list of versions that work together, I'm happy to post that information.

 

Jan 13, 2011 at 4:07 PM

Is there any recent news on mono compatibility? Cheeso have your heard any other successful usage under mono?

Cheers.

Coordinator
Jan 16, 2011 at 2:38 PM

No, I have not heard any recent reports of usage of DotNetZip on Mono.

There are a few calls in the library to Windows-native libraries, that I suppose would fai on Mono.  I'm not an expert on Mono so I'm not certain of this. But even if that's true, I believe these calls should be easily ifdef'd out for a Mono build. 

What's required is a Mono developer - someone who knows mono and is willing to maintain the DotNetZip build for Mono.

Any takers?