Referring Interop dlls

Posted on 2006-06-27
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I have a C# application in which i am referring Microsoft Office Object Library 11.0 and Microsoft Outlook Object Library 11.0 .After referring, if i check these references, i found that these are getting referred from local folder and Copy Local is true.In some other machines , Copy Local is false and it is referring GAC.,Do i need to always keep Copy Local to true.Can anybody tell me the the advan/disadv of setting Copy Local to true or false.

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Copy Local ensures that referenced library is available at runtime, since it is placed in the same directory as executable.
For library which is always available through GAC or system PATH, this property can be set to false. Generally, true value is always OK, it requires some time for copying whem project is built, but ensures that library is always available.

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