What is GAC?

 Posted by Abhisek on 1/21/2010 | Category: .NET Framework Interview questions | Views: 2989

The global assembly cache stores assemblies specifically designated to be shared by several applications on the computer. You should share assemblies by installing them into the global assembly cache only when you need to.

Just copy and paste your assembly to the GAC. But assemblies deployed in the global assembly cache must have a strong name. When an assembly is added to the global assembly cache, integrity checks are performed on all files that make up the assembly.

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