[Mono-dev] XSP embedded webserver without gac install

Robert Jordan robertj at gmx.net
Tue May 24 13:54:10 EDT 2011

On 24.05.2011 16:11, Quandary wrote:
> Hi,
> Question:
> I was able to use XSP2 + mono.webserver under Windows with .NET 2.0.
> To use it, however, I had to gacinstall the assembly (+Mono.Security).
> Is it possible to use this assembly without gacinstall ?
> (so that no admin rights are required when my application launches the
> embedded webserver)
> If so, how ?

You need to copy xsp*.exe along with Mono.WebServer.dll and
Mono.Security.dll to your webapp's bin folder.

> Or otherwise asked:
> Why is it necessary that this assembly is installed in the gac for the
> webapplication to run ?

This is by design of ASP.NET.


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