GAC Internals Are Implementation Detail

GAC internals are *implementation detail*.


We reserved the right to change the implementation at any time.


You should always use GAC APIs to work with GAC.


If you poke around GAC’s internal implementation detail, you have been warned:


You will likely be broken for the next version of .Net framework.

Comments (3)

  1. Mike says:

    Is there any documentation on the way the Native modules stored in the GAC are used/referenced by the system?

  2. They are implementation detail. The implementation changes significantly from version to version.

    Read Reid’s MSDN article for more information: