[Mono-list] GAC and gmcs problem

Chris Howie cdhowie at gmail.com
Wed Jan 28 09:48:37 EST 2009

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 9:38 AM, Sandy Armstrong
<sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 01/27/2009 09:16 PM, k1Ll5w1tcH wrote:
>> But this still doesn't explain why I have to compile with
>> -r:System.Data.dll, when System.Data is in my GAC?
> If you are used to Visual Studio, adding -r:System.Data.dll is exactly
> the same as adding a reference to System.Data in your Visual Studio
> project.  Perhaps you would feel more comfortable using MonoDevelop to
> write and build your software, as it works similarly. :-)

I believe the source of his confusion is that VS references a whole
slew of assemblies (like System.Data) by default.  Or at least 2003
did, I'm not sure about newer versions.  I expect he thought mcs acts
the same way.

Chris Howie

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