[Mono-devel-list] Shadow copying

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo at ximian.com
Thu Jun 2 19:23:54 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-02 at 15:58 +0200, Kornél Pál wrote:
> >From: Goodwin, Robert-P28209
> >I don't believe it does.  I have an application that sets the shadow copy
> >property when creating the a new AppDomain.  But when I load the Assembly
> >into the new AppDomain, and then try to update it on the file system, the
> >os comes back with a message that it is locked or in use.  I have been
> >meaning to post the same question.
> I have tried it only on Windows as it did the same. Does Mono lock the
> assembly file on Linux as well or shadow copying is simply not necessary as
> it does not lock the file?

No, mono does not support shadow copying. There's a bug report for it.


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