Mark Hannessen msh104.mymail at
Mon Nov 18 12:02:04 CST 2002

> I know I sound like a broken record, but just so it's out there:

> Visual Foxpro 5 and 6 IDE's DO run under Wine, BUT, left mouse clicks in
> child windows are broken.  I've compiled and run VFP apps under wine,
> but it's a pain in the butt to go kybd only in a Visual IDE :P

are you volontairing ?

> Sorry not to answer your main questions, but some ideas on this ...
> We use gcc, wxWindows and mingw. Not sure how much you _need_ .NET
> but we migrated our (fairly complex) app from Visual C++/MFC to wxWindows
> and it was definitely worth it. Also we can use gcc to cross-compile 
> from Linux for Windows, so basically although our software is currently used 
> exclusively on Windows, I can develop it all on Linux (obviously some 
> testing to be done on Windows as well, but basically it works). And it's all 
> free, open-source software. I'd recommend checking it out.

this combined with mono might give you just enough to develop .NET
progs under linux.

Mark Hannessen

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