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Revisiting .Net assembly redirection, introduction, information and troubleshooting

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Revisiting .Net assembly redirection, introduction, information and troubleshooting

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"In this blog post, I'll discuss some of the techniques that you can use for loading the assemblies in .NET and troubleshoot the loading process in case you get stuck. Basically, you will learn…

  • How to rename an assembly and still be able to load it
  • How to redirect to a specific version
  • How to use two different versions of the DLL in the same application
  • How to use fusion log and troubleshoot while doing the above exercise

Without further ado, and scaring you with the mumbo jumbo of assemblyBinding, probing and other processes, let us get straight to action. We shall learn along the way.



I thought this a great article on a subject that we don't think about all to often, but when it bites us, it can REALLY byte us...


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