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From: Reece Dunn (msclrhd_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-12-13 08:33:21

David Bergman wrote:

>Patrick wrote:
> > > Surprised you didn't try to port it to MC++. It might have
> > been easier.
> >
> > But much less portable. With C#, people at least have a few
> > compiler and runtime options. Beyond that, C#-based
> > assemblies can actually be used on multiple platforms unlike
> > those compiled from MC++.
>Hmm, I do not quite understand that (having worked extensively with both
>MC++ and C#)
>Is not MSVC 7.1 (part of the VS.NET 2003 for you MS lovers out there)
>capable of producing verifiable MSIL using C++? So, what would the
>be on different platforms (such as Mono and .NET Compact Framework)?

In order to get MS VC 7.0 or 7.1 to produce MSIL output, you need to tell
the compiler that the code is "managed" (using the -clr option). This is
what is meant by MC++. Otherwise, you have a C++ project.

Reece H Dunn

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