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NuGet 5.7 Release Notes
Release notes for NuGet 5.7 including new features, bug fixes, and DCRs.
chgill-msft
chgill
8/14/2020
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NuGet 5.7 Release Notes

NuGet distribution vehicles:

NuGet version Available in Visual Studio version Available in .NET SDK(s)
Visual Studio 2019 version 16.7 3.1.4011

1 Installed with Visual Studio 2019 with.NET Core workload

Summary: What's New in 5.7

  • Test and Fix Auto-Restore (SDK) for VS in Live Share & cloud environments - #8674

  • Use the output channel service to propagate NuGet output for VSO. - #9269

  • Add the restore service functionality for online environments - #9308

  • nuget.exe update -self -Source https://feed - #1783

  • Add a context menu for PM UI in VS OE - #9428

  • [Centrally managing NuGet packages and versions] Integrate PackageVersion information for non-sdk style projects in VS restore - #9236

  • Make noop restore faster - speed up evaluations by calling MSBuild Static Graph apis (dotnet.exe) - #9644

  • NuGet should support multiple config files in %APPDATA%\NuGet directory - #9394

  • DeterministicSourcePaths doesn't take NuGet source packages into account - #9431

  • extern alias support for NuGet package references - #4989

  • Create INuGetProjectService.GetInstalledPackagesAsync extensibility API - #9702

  • Add interop API to enumerate fallback folders without requiring a solution/project - #9395

  • Add "latest" option for -MSBuildVersion - #8808

Issues fixed in this release

DCRs:

  • Suppress the element when it is redundant - #5134

  • Log IntervalTrackers as ETW events - #9593

  • Add an information message on restore to inform the CPVM users that the feature is in preview - #9340

  • Populate Solution Explorer package/project transitive dependencies from assets file - #9580

  • Searching in PMUI with Static / Sleet package sources causes OutOfMemoryException - #8478

  • Visual Studio partial restore for PR projects (noop++) prototype - #9513

  • Installed packages tab shouldn't paginate the list - #6995

Bugs:

  • Add an Online Environment assembly, basic NuGet menu items & ingest required dependencies - #9331

  • Write to the Package Manager output in VS OE scenarios - #9362

  • WorkspaceCommandHandler.Exec should return unsupported - #9381

  • Improve DOTNET_HOST_PATH environment variable handling - #7438

  • nuget.exe spec Generates a copyright Tag with Hard-Coded Text of Copyright yyyy Instead of $copyright$ - #8696

  • nuget cli 3.5.0 throws exception 'authors required' during pack of a csproj ignoring placeholders and assemblyinfo attributes if the assembly name is changed - #4234

  • Consider updating the libraries to use newer versions of Newtonsoft.Json - #9263

  • HttpSourceAuthenticationHandler SemaphoreSlim future proofing - #9463

  • HttpRequestMessage gets reused multiple times which is not supported with the SocketHttpHandler - #8661

  • NuGet.Indexing 5.6.0 preview 3 and later use a different public key token - #9481

  • Honor TreatWarningsAsErrors during NuGet Package creation - #7404

  • [CPVM] Spurious package downgrades for multiple p2p projects - #9549

  • [Bug Bash][Test Failure] The “Browse” tab is not aligned left with search box - #9559

  • [Test Failure] The installed version is inconsistent with the embedded icon in the solution level PM UI for one package id with multiple versions installed - #9321

  • Auth in Visual Studio should not always be interactive - #9659

  • Leak: PartCreationPolicy(CreationPolicy.NonShared) NuGet.SolutionRestoreManager.RestoreOperationLogger - #9595

  • Avoid reading the assets file in no-op restores - #9693

  • Current Source Link package is not working - #9695

  • NuGet.Protocol does not support getting a version's download count from search - #9086

  • Improve memory performance of PackageMetadataResourceV3 by reducing the JObject dependencies - #9719

  • Revert "shared compilation of XmlUtility" - #9733

List of all issues fixed in this release - 5.7