Sync-Package (Package Manager Console in Visual Studio)
Version 3.0+; available only within the Package Manager Console in Visual Studio on Windows.
Gets the version of installed package from specified (or default) project and synchronizes the version to the rest of projects in the solution.
Sync-Package [-Id] <string> [-IgnoreDependencies] [-ProjectName <string>] [[-Version] <string>] [[-Source] <string>] [-IncludePrerelease] [-FileConflictAction] [-DependencyVersion] [-WhatIf] [<CommonParameters>]
|Id||(Required) The identifier of the package to sync. The -Id switch itself is optional.|
|IgnoreDependencies||Install only this package and not its dependencies.|
|ProjectName||The project to sync the package from, defaulting to the default project.|
|Version||The version of the package to sync, defaulting to the currently installed version.|
|Source||The URL or folder path for the package source to search. Local folder paths can be absolute, or relative to the current folder. If omitted,
|IncludePrerelease||Includes prerelease packages in the sync.|
|FileConflictAction||The action to take when asked to overwrite or ignore existing files referenced by the project. Possible values are Overwrite, Ignore, None, OverwriteAll, and (3.0+) IgnoreAll.|
|DependencyVersion||The version of the dependency packages to use, which can be one of the following:
|WhatIf||Shows what would happen when running the command without actually performing the sync.|
None of these parameters accept pipeline input or wildcard characters.
Sync-Package supports the following common PowerShell parameters: Debug, Error Action, ErrorVariable, OutBuffer, OutVariable, PipelineVariable, Verbose, WarningAction, and WarningVariable.
# Sync the Elmah package installed in the default project into the other projects in the solution Sync-Package Elmah # Sync the Elmah package installed in the ClassLibrary1 project into other projects in the solution Sync-Package Elmah -ProjectName ClassLibrary1 # Sync Microsoft.Aspnet.package but not its dependencies into the other projects in the solution Sync-Package Microsoft.Aspnet.Mvc -IgnoreDependencies # Sync jQuery.Validation and install the highest version of jQuery (a dependency) from the package source Sync-Package jQuery.Validation -DependencyVersion highest