[Mono-list] MONO_CONFIG not working
curylod at asme.org
Thu May 8 11:40:18 UTC 2014
The only way I could get this to work was to either create a copy of the .exe file to match the other config or to create a hard link where the name of the link matches the other config, link.
For example, if MyExe.exe has MyExe.exe.config
then for my alternate config, named MyExeAlt.exe.config, I could create a hard link to the executable that matches the name of the alternate .config file
ln MyExe.exe MyExeAlt.exe
and that would work, but it creates a hard link, which you need to remember to remove when you update the source (MyExe.exe) file, so it’s not really preferred. Doing the same with a symlink does not work, unfortunately.
In the end, I did neither and just worked around this in my application logic. I will have to dig into the runtime source to see why this option is no longer working.
On May 8, 2014, at 7:05 AM, cocowalla <colin.anderson333 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I realise this is an old post, but I'm trying to do the same thing as you and
> was wondering if you came up with a solution?
> I've ended up 'solving' this by creating a new AppDomain and setting the
> ConfigurationFile property to the config file I want to use. Feels like
> overkill to achieve something so simple though, so I'd be interested in
> finding out about simpler solutions!
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