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I have test project which is strongly signed. I know that having testing project strongly signed is stupid, but we have many of these and hope published ExpressionToCodeLib to be signed either.

Error	CS8002	Referenced assembly 'ExpressionToCodeLib, Version=, Culture=neutral, PublicKeyToken=null' does not have a strong name.

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  • State:open
  • Created 6 years ago
  • Comments:10 (7 by maintainers)

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SimonCroppcommented, Jul 4, 2018

the only reason to SN a test-helping lib, is because a test project is testing a SN’d project, and that target project exposes [InternalsVisibleTo] so non public member can be tested. So in this case all libs the test project pulls in need to be SN’d

Having said that. in most real cases where i have seen this:

Do not rely on strong names for security. They provide a unique identity only.

EamonNerbonnecommented, Mar 1, 2018

I though users can use StrongNameSigner regardless of what the nuget packages do? But I get that it would be convenient for them…

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