[Mono-list] System.Xml file not found?

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Tue, 13 Aug 2002 18:21:44 +0200

On 08/13/02 Jason Diamond wrote:
> > For some reason the ms runtime can't load the System.Xml assembly.
> > There is already a bug filed on this: unlike with the mscorlib and
> > System assemblies, the ms assembly loader checks the version and
> > publictoken fields in a System.Xml assemblyref and since we set them to
> > 0 (or null), the load fails.
> > You can avoid the problem by distributing the mono System.Xml
> > in the same dir as the application.
> Shouldn't we rename the System.Xml assembly to System.XML since that's
> what Microsoft calls it? It's not supposed to be a big deal over there
> since the file system's not case sensitive but it might bite us on Linux
> (or in code where we don't assume it should be case sensitive). Could it
> be the source of this bug?

The correct assembly name is System.Xml, so that's not the issue.
Their file may be name System.XML.dll, but the assembly name is


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