[Mono-docs-list] Mono.Cecil dependency in monodocer

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Thu Mar 9 19:23:16 EST 2006


> So, I've reverted all of my Cecil changes.  This is a good opportunity
> to use Cecil, so if Cecil makes it into a release, I think we should go
> with it.

Well, I did not say that we could not use Cecil. 

Only that if a Cecil dependency should be introduced, we should use the
guidelines for doing so from the Application Deployment Guidelines.  In
short it means: bundle a copy of Mono.Cecil.dll in the distribution.

We are already doing that with MonoDevelop (it distributes its copies of

> For anyone: If monodocer is compiled with gmcs, is it still able to load
> assemblies compiled against the 1.0 corlib?  I don't have a grasp of how
> assembly versioning works in .NET... (Yeah, I could try it.)

The only downside is that you can not load two corlibs into memory at
the same time, so it might not be usable to document mscorlib.


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