Streamline .NET Dependency Management with NuGet Meta Packages

added by DotNetKicks
9/29/2020 4:44:51 PM


This post discusses how we sought to resolve a particular issue with managing updates to NuGet dependencies in our testing tool-chain. The rest of the post will cover that that journey in detail, but if you just want the TL;DR: A 'meta' NuGet package, also called a 'virtual' package, is one that only declares other package dependencies (rather than any assemblies or contents of its own).