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in dev: add reference, in prod(no vs)-copied Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll to BIN-->not working

Dec 14, 2011 at 2:55 PM
Edited Dec 15, 2011 at 6:20 AM

in dev environment its very easy to add DotNetZip library to my project : i simply add a reference via visual studio

 in production however(no visual studio) i copied Ionic.Zip.Reduced.dll to BIN folder . now this does not work, when i try to create a zip file , the popup message "Message from webpage" --> "convert completed!" pops up, but the zip file is never created.


on dev, i do not see the dll file in the GAC, i also dont find any registry entries (except the 'recent') entries.


how do i install this dll into a Windows 2008 Server environment please?

 edit:  i managed to get a 2008 server with VS on, and tried it out by adding reference, still the same message "Convert Completed". how can i find out which other assemblies are missing on a default 2008 server instance in order to use this dll?


Dec 15, 2011 at 7:17 AM

ok, on development environment, i had to follow the examples that were used in the DotNetZipLib-DevKit-v1.9 zipfile / under examples

it works now

Dec 22, 2011 at 11:04 PM

Glad to hear it works.