Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
There is no default path for the AssemblyKeyFileAttribute constructor. The value set by the constructor is interpreted by the linker, or by Microsoft Visual Studio 2005, that invokes the linker.
The default setting for the Assembly Linker (Al.exe) tool assumes that the key file is in the current directory. In Visual Studio 2005, the Visual Basic and Visual C# compilers build and link to subdirectories of the project directory, so if you put the key file in the project directory the relative path might be "..\..\keyfile.snk" or "..\keyfile.snk" in Visual Basic, or "..\\..\\keyfile.snk" or "..\\keyfile.snk" in C#. For C#, this attribute can be set in the project properties.
Because the path and file name persist, ensure that the string you use with AssemblyKeyFileAttribute does not contain sensitive information.
Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter EditionThe Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.