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The Case of the Old NuGet Dependency Installation

Detective Fritz

I recently got an email from a friend looking for some help with a NuGet package installation issue. It seems that with the Visual Studio 2015 version of NuGet, the wrong version of dependencies the package author is getting installed.  This is related to a policy decision about NuGet to make it’s default behavior more conservative about which versions of packages it would install.  In this post, we’ll walk through troubleshooting this package and discuss what the author can do to improve their consumers experience as well as how the package consumer can use NuGet to install the dependency versions they want. Continue reading