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Using 32 or 64-bit DLL with AnyCPU DLL

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 10, 2010    Points: 0   Category :.NET Framework
Hi All,

First of all, I'm sorry if it is not the right place for this question... It was the one I though was the most appropriate.

I have a 3rd party DLL that has two versions, a 32 and a 64-bit version.

I was wondering if I could create an AnyCPU DLL that would use both versions depending on the context.

If I am in a x64 environment, I would have the two versions put in the GAC (GAC_32 and GAC_64) and my DLL put in the GAC_MSIL. Now, if I launch my DLL using a 32-bit program, will the dependency will be resolved with the 32-bit DLL? And if I launch my DLL using a 64-bit program, will the dependency will be resolved with the 64-bit DLL?

I hope this is clear enough...

Thank you,


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