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AppDomain.SetCachePath Method

Note: This API is now obsolete. The non-obsolete alternative is CachePath.

Establishes the specified directory path as the location where assemblies are shadow copied.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[ObsoleteAttribute("AppDomain.SetCachePath has been deprecated. Please investigate the use of AppDomainSetup.CachePath instead.")]
public void SetCachePath(
	string path


Type: System.String
The fully qualified path to the shadow copy location.




The operation is attempted on an unloaded application domain.

The cache path is ignored if the ApplicationName property is not set. See the AppDomainSetup.CachePath property.

For more information on shadow copying see Shadow Copying Assemblies.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 1.1, 1.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.0 SP2
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP1
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 2.0 SP2

.NET Framework Client Profile

Obsolete (compiler warning) in 4
Obsolete (compiler warning) in 3.5 SP1

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Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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