[Mono-dev] DllNotFoundException and shared libraries

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor at vt.edu
Thu Dec 15 07:16:03 EST 2005

On Thu, 2005-12-15 at 12:33 +0530, Raja R Harinath wrote:
> But, do you have libfontinfo.so?  Note the lack of the major number in
> the DllImport line.
> Unless you have reason to require the development package associated
> with a shared library, it's probably not a good idea to DllImport the
> naked .so extension.

That's why we have assembly.dll.config files, so you can provide
<dllmap/> entries mapping the DllImport library to the actual fully
versioned library; see:


Dllmaps also help with .NET compatibility.

 - Jon

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