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Location of linked referenced assembly in application bin subdir

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I have a simple page, NET 1.1, and no web.config file.
I place the main assembly source in following directory:

I link in a referenced COM interop assembly via:
<%@ Assembly Name="Interop.CAPICOM" %>
<%@ Import Namespace="CAPICOM" %>
and originally, I had placed the assembly in the following application
bin subdirectory:


and the application compiled and executed properly when invoked from IE6.

Recently I upgraded to XP Pro (from W2k) and reinstalled IIS 5.1 (and reinitialized for IIS).
Now, the application will not compile, and the error message returned to the client
shows that is not probing the bin subdirectory .. cryptonet\bin, but is
only probing, for the linked capicom assembly in the server root directory:
(amongst other GAC locations of course):
I moved my capicom interop assembly there and all works properly.

So why is the application subdirectory (... cryptonet\bin) not being probed for the referenced

- Mitch Gallant
Nov 19 '05 #1
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