What is Global Assembly Cache?

 Posted by Raja on 3/3/2009 | Category: C# Interview questions | Views: 4935
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Abbreviated as GAC, the Global Assembly Cache is a machine-wide store used to hold assemblies that are intended to be shared by several applications on the machine. Each computer where the common language runtime (CLR) is installed has a global assembly cache. The global assembly cache stores the assemblies specifically designated to be shared by several applications on the computer.

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