[Mono-list] borland asssemblies

Paolo Molaro lupus@ximian.com
Mon, 21 Feb 2005 16:40:50 +0100

On 02/21/05 Andre Heider wrote:
> gacutil -i Borland.Data.Common.dll
> Assembly '/mnt/andre/devel/dotnet/borland/Borland.Data.Common.dll' has the 
> non-standard metadata heap #-.
> Recompile it correctly (without the /incremental switch or in Release 
> mode).Failure adding assembly to the cache: The file specified is not a 
> valid assembly.
> is there a way to get this running on mono?
> as far as i can tell that "#-" metadata are debugging symbols, can i simply 
> strip them out somehow?

Those assemblies are miscompiled: the #- metadata is not debugging symbols,
but a MS-internal, non-compliant, non-standardized assembly format that
people should not distribute. Ask Borland to ship fixed assemblies.


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