How to specify dependencies in a package manifest

[This documentation is preliminary and is subject to change.]

To declare a framework package that this package depends on, add a PackageDependency element to the package manifest.


Step 1:

Follow the steps in How to create a basic package manifest.

Step 2:

Determine which framework packages your app needs.

Step 3:

Add one PackageDependency element per required package. Here is an example Dependencies node.

  <Dependency Name="Company.Framework" MinVersion="" />


Packages can declare a dependency only on a framework package. Framework packages cannot declare package dependencies.

How to create a package manifest manually



Build date: 2/10/2012