AssemblyName.VersionCompatibility Property

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Gets or sets information related to the assembly's compatibility with other assemblies.

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


Public Property VersionCompatibility As AssemblyVersionCompatibility
public AssemblyVersionCompatibility VersionCompatibility { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Configuration.Assemblies.AssemblyVersionCompatibility
Information about the assembly's compatibility with other assemblies.


VersionCompatibility information indicates, for example, that the assembly cannot execute side-by-side with other versions because of conflicts over a device driver.

Currently, VersionCompatibility always returns SameMachine, and is not used by the loader. This property is reserved for a future feature.

Version Information


Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0


For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.