AssemblyName.ReferenceMatchesDefinition Method

July 28, 2014

Returns a value that indicates whether two assembly names are the same. The comparison is based on the simple assembly names

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static bool ReferenceMatchesDefinition(
	AssemblyName reference,
	AssemblyName definition
)

Parameters

reference
Type: System.Reflection.AssemblyName
The reference assembly name.
definition
Type: System.Reflection.AssemblyName
The assembly name that is compared to the reference assembly.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the simple assembly names are the same; otherwise, false.

The comparison depends only on the simple assembly name. It ignores version, culture, and public key token.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0, 7.1, 7.0

Windows Phone

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