[Mono-devel-list] GAC issues and third party libraries.
tberman at sevenl.net
Mon May 3 15:58:30 EDT 2004
On Mon, 2004-03-05 at 21:25 +0200, Michal Moskal wrote:
> On Mon, May 03, 2004 at 02:36:31PM -0400, Miguel de Icaza wrote:
> > * For gtk-sharp in particular (since its a big app of ours),
> > instead of installing it into the "gtk-sharp" child of
> > lib/mono (ie, lib/mono/gtk-sharp), install it on the
> > lib/mono/1.1, so we would get it by "default".
> Why can't /package always put dlls in lib/mono/ and not in
> lib/mono/NAME/? If it's about name conflicts, then what's the difference
> between name conflicts between directories and dlls themselves?
This allows greater flexibility and granularity of dependencies as well
as version directory names. In general it is a better solution.
> > Con: its ugly, and wont scale.
> Or to put it in another words: where it won't scale?
When you have a 1.1, a 2.0, and other frameworks versions installed.
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