[Mono-dev] Type.GetType inside of dynamic assembly

Jonathan S. Chambers Jonathan.Chambers at ansys.com
Thu Sep 1 14:00:09 EDT 2005

I had a bug in my code. I've fixed it and everything works as expected now. Sorry for the false bug.
- Jon

	-----Original Message----- 
	From: mono-devel-list-bounces at lists.ximian.com on behalf of Robert Jordan 
	Sent: Wed 8/31/2005 4:32 AM 
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	Subject: Re: [Mono-dev] Type.GetType inside of dynamic assembly

	Hi Jon,
	>       Might be a simple question, but I'll ask anyway. I have a small
	> program that calls Type.GetType("MyType, MyAssembly"). This works fine.
	> The program references "MyAssembly" at compile time.
	>       I also reference another assembly (say "MyAssembly2") in the
	> executable. MyAssembly2 doesn't reference MyAssembly. I pass the string
	> "MyType, MyAssembly" to a method in MyAssembly2 that calls
	> Type.GetType() with the string. This call fails.
	>       This all works on Windows under MS.Net, and I'm wondering what I
	> need to do differently on Linux with Mono. All files are in the same
	> directory.
	Since Linux file systems are usually case sensitive, the name
	of the assembly must match the file system name.
	Are you sure your assembly has exactly the file name "MyAssembly2.dll"?
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