AssemblyIdentity.FromFile Method (String)


Obtains identity of the specified assembly. File can be a PE with an embedded xml manifest, a stand-alone xml manifest file, or a .NET assembly. Returns null if identity could not be obtained.

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Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Deployment.ManifestUtilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Core (in Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Core.dll)

public static AssemblyIdentity FromFile(
	string path


Type: System.String

The name of the file from which the identity is to be obtained.

Return Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Tasks.Deployment.ManifestUtilities.AssemblyIdentity

The assembly identity of the specified file.

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