[MonoDevelop] Visibility of GAC Dll's

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 12:29:12 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 12:16 PM, Chris Howie <cdhowie at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 12:13 PM, Dan Winslow <DWinslow at aiminstitute.org> wrote:
>> I can't help but ask, though, why would MD not use the GAC?
> There are a few reasons, but this message touches on one of the core problems:
> http://lists.ximian.com/pipermail/monodevelop-list/2005-August/002411.html

FWIW, VS doesn't use the GAC for compilation either. The GAC is
strictly intended for runtime resolution of shared assemblies with a
stable, versioned API.


Michael Hutchinson

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