ASP.NET 5, Mono and the License

ASP.NET 5, Mono and the License

Postby AlbertCB » Thu 08 Oct 2015 14:45


we are developing an ASP.NET 5 (dnx) Console application which should run on mono on linux. With the Build In Oracle Drivers we are getting an native mono crash in some cases. On Mono on Windows and Mono on Linux. No crashes on .NET on Windows.

So we tried dotConnect for Oracle today, with Direct Mode. So that we get rid of the Oracle Instant Client on Linux the the not supported Mono Oracle part.

The crashes are gone on Windows with Mono. But we would like to test that on Linux before we can buy an Edition.

The Problem is the license. We can't get the license on linux to work. Because of the ASP.NET 5 Hosting Model on Mono.

I've created a license file (a statet in your documentation) with the lc.exe, added it to the main programm (fooApp.dll) as a resource (fooApp.dll.licenses) so far so good. The license is identified, but it does not fit to Microsoft.Dnx.Host.Mono.

Microsoft.Dnx.Host.Mono.dll is the DLL which is the main assembly from ASP.NET 5 which host all the ASP.NET 5 Applications under Mono.

I created a licenses file for Microsoft.Dnx.Host.Mono.dll, and included that in fooApp.dll. But the licenses file is not identified by dotConnector.

So how to get that to work?
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Re: ASP.NET 5, Mono and the License

Postby Pinturiccio » Fri 09 Oct 2015 14:11

As far as we know, ASP.NET 5 is not released yet. The release is planned for 2016. For more information, please refer to

dotConnect for Oracle does not support ASP.NET 5. We will investigate the possibility of implementing support of ASP.NET 5, but we can't tell any timeframe at the moment.
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