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  • Single Package Version per Solution

    Not too long ago, I posted a survey on my blog asking a set of questions meant to gather information that would help the NuGet team make a decision about a rather deep change. You can see the results of the survey here . If there’s one question that got to the heart of the matter, it’s this one. We’re considering a feature that would only allow a single package version per solution. As you can see by the response to the question, that would fit what most people need just fine, though there are a small number of folks that might run into problems with this behavior. One variant of this idea would allow multiple package versions if the package doesn’t contain any assemblies (for example, a JavaScript package like jQuery). Thanks again for filling...

  • Feedback Request for using NuGet Without Committing Packages

    When installing a package into a project, NuGet creates a packages.config file within the project (if it doesn’t already exist) which is an exact record of the packages that are installed in the project. At the same time, a folder for the package is created within the solution level packages folder containing the package and its contents. Currently, it’s expected that the packages folder is committed to source control. The reason for this is that certain files from the package, such as assemblies, are referenced from their location in the packages folder. The benefit of this approach is that a package that is installed into multiple projects does not create multiple copies of the package nor the assembly. Instead, all of the projects reference...

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