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

Miguel de Icaza miguel at ximian.com
Thu Mar 9 22:28:25 EST 2006


> > We are already doing that with MonoDevelop (it distributes its  
> > copies of
> > Stetic.dll).
> MonoDevelop have its own copy of Cecil too.
> We will have the same problem with Sébastien's permviewer too if you  
> want to release it.
> I'm not sure it's a good thing to have multiple copies of Cecil  
> hanging around.

The Application Guidelines has the details.  

Basically having multiple copies of Mono.Cecil.dll is not a problem:
developers choose which version they want to target, and they bundle
that version.

Once Mono.Cecil becomes API stable, it can move into the GAC and people
can start depending on it.


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