[Mono-devel-list] Mono Windows installer / GAC

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo at ximian.com
Thu May 27 12:23:49 EDT 2004

El jue, 27-05-2004 a las 16:00, Gert Driesen escribió:
> Hi Gonzalo,
> I wonder if it wouldn't be better to have a separate root directory for
> storing the gac on Windows (guess we should also do this for unix, no) ?
> Currently, every Mono (beta, I know) release has a separate gac directory.
> What will happen once there are several mono releases (well, there are
> already several beta releases) ?  Should a third party component be
> installed in each individual GAC to be accessible to all Mono releases ?
> Wouldn't it be better to come to a separate Mono GAC directory (eg.
> <WINDIR>\Mono\gac) that is shared between all Mono releases (like MS does) ?

Good point. I prefer $INSTDIR\Mono\gac and then have, say 0.91.99,
installed in $INSTDIR\Mono\Mono-0.91.99. I'll try to figure out how to
do this for the next installer.


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