Dependencies (Windows 10)

Declares other packages that a package depends on to complete its software.

Element hierarchy

<Package>
<Dependencies>

Syntax

<Dependencies>

  <!-- Child elements -->
  TargetDeviceFamily{1,128},
  PackageDependency{0,128},
  uap3:MainPackageDependency{0,1},
  uap5:DriverDependency{0,1000}
  uap7:OSPackageDependency{0,1000}

</Dependencies>

Key

{}   specific range of occurrences

Attributes and Elements

Attributes

None.

Child Elements

Child Element Description
PackageDependency

Declares a dependency on another package that is marked as a framework package.

TargetDeviceFamily

Identifies the device family that your package targets. For more info about device families, see Guide to UWP apps .

uap3:MainPackageDependency

Specifies the main app package to which this supplemental package applies.

uap5:DriverDependency

Contains the driver constraint information for a UWP app. If DriverDependency is used, the specified driver must be present for the app to load.

 

Parent Elements

Parent Element Description
Package

Defines the root element of an app package manifest. The manifest describes the structure and capabilities of the software to the system.

 

Remarks

Dependencies must be explicitly defined. If a dependency cannot be resolved, deployment of the package fails. By default, a package cannot take a dependency on another package if the dependency package is not declared to be a framework or resource package. Set Framework to true to declare a framework package and ResourcePackage to true to declare a resource package.

Examples

<Dependencies>
    <PackageDependency Name="Microsoft.WinJS.1.0"
      Publisher="CN=Microsoft Corporation, O=Microsoft Corporation, L=Redmond, S=Washington, C=US"
      MinVersion="1.0.0.0"/>    
</Dependencies>

Requirements

Namespace

http://schemas.microsoft.com/appx/manifest/foundation/windows10