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AssemblyName.ReferenceMatchesDefinition Method

Returns a value indicating 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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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