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How to bind to different versions of an assembly?

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 05, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework

Hello everyone,

I have an app that binds to an assembly in GAC. The assembly can have two versions (say 9 and 10 for simplicity) (there will be more in future) and the app can work with either of the two versions, it doesn't care. However, because the app is bound to version 9 and deployed on a machine with version 10 on it, the app fails to load the assembly with version 9 and breaks.

The app may be deployed on any workstation, (version 9 or 10) we don't know. Assembly redirect tag in application configuration wouldn't work because we don't know what version is in GAC. Does anyone know how to address this situation?


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