AddInStore.Update Method (String)


Updates the pipeline segments cache with new segments from a specified root directory.

Namespace:   System.AddIn.Hosting
Assembly:  System.AddIn (in System.AddIn.dll)

public static string[] Update(
	string pipelineRootFolderPath


Type: System.String

The path of the root of the pipeline directory structure.

Return Value

Type: System.String[]

A collection of strings that describe warnings as the pipeline segments are evaluated.

Exception Condition

A segment directory is missing from the pipeline directory structure.


There is an access violation to the pipeline directory structure.

This method also updates the add-ins cache if the add-ins are in the pipeline directory structure.

If there are no new pipeline segments or add-ins, this method just validates the cache.

The following example shows how to update the cache files. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the AddInStore class.

// Update the cache files of the
// pipeline segments and add-ins.
string[] warnings = AddInStore.Update(pipeRoot);

foreach (string warning in warnings)

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5
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