Can you hide a 3rd party .dll?

  • 12 years ago

     Hi gang

    I have a qyestion for the more advanced devs out there.

    i have a 3rd party component that is part of a commercial release of our software and i was wondering is there a way of Hiding / Renaming or embedding the .dll so that to the naked eye the user cannot see what component it is?

    Obviously there is always a way of finding out but for the novice user not knowing about disasembly etc, can this be done?

    Any help is greatfully recieved

    Many Thanks

    Domino.VBcoder

  • 12 years ago

     Hi all i have found a way but there are certain laws stopping you from compiling certain 3rd party assembelies into 1

     But if any one wants to have a go use the ILMerge tool from microsoft

     

    Domino.VBcoder
     

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