Updating dll in global assembly cache
[...] is only for development purposes and should not be used to install production assemblies into the global assembly cache.
It seems that these might be the only two options in 4.0.
Typically in Windows 7, you would select the “Run As Administrator” option to temporarily act as an administrator for the purpose of executing a process.
However, that option is not available for BAT files run from the command line.
When i use gacutil on my dev machine it works properly, but the dll still doesn't appear. Installing an assembly into the GAC now requires a real installer.
No, the shell extension that allowed this back in the . Or just app-local deployment, always better unless you are a large company that needs to distribute security updates.
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That would add the DLL to the Global Assembly Cache (GAC) and make it accessible in Visual Studio.