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<runtime> Element

Contains information about assembly binding and garbage collection.



Child Elements

Element Description
<gcConcurrent> Specifies whether the common language runtime runs garbage collection concurrently.
<assemblyBinding> Contains information about assembly version redirection and the locations of assemblies.


The following example shows how to redirect one assembly version to another.

      <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
            <assemblyIdentity name="myAssembly"
                              culture="neutral" />
             <bindingRedirect oldVersion=""

Configuration File

This element can be used in the application configuration file, machine configuration file (machine.config), and the publisher policy file.

See Also

Runtime Settings Schema | Configuration File Schema | Redirecting Assembly Versions | Specifying Whether to Run the Garbage Collector Concurrently