Brutal.Dev.StrongNameSigner 2.7.1

Automatic strong-name signing of referenced assemblies.

Utility software to strong-name sign .NET assemblies, including assemblies you do not have the source code for.

If you strong-name sign your own projects you may have noticed that if you reference an unsigned third party assembly you get an error similar to "Referenced assembly 'A.B.C' does not have a strong name". If you did not create this assembly, you can use this tool to sign the assembly with your own (or temporarily generated) strong-name key.

The tool will also re-write the assembly references (as well as any InternalsVisibleTo references) to match the new signed versions of the assemblies you create.

Install-Package Brutal.Dev.StrongNameSigner -Version 2.7.1
dotnet add package Brutal.Dev.StrongNameSigner --version 2.7.1
<PackageReference Include="Brutal.Dev.StrongNameSigner" Version="2.7.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Brutal.Dev.StrongNameSigner --version 2.7.1
The NuGet Team does not provide support for this client. Please contact its maintainers for support.
#r "nuget: Brutal.Dev.StrongNameSigner, 2.7.1"
For F# scripts that support #r syntax, copy this into the source code to reference the package.

Release Notes

- Improved performance of automated build task by ignoring checks against SDK and standard library assemblies that will/should always be signed anyway (Issue #57).
- Improved errors when files are not found.
- Log with high priority when files are being changed during the automated signing process.


This package has no dependencies.

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Version History

Version Downloads Last updated
2.7.1 27,669 12/12/2019
2.6.0 538 11/25/2019
2.4.0 1,046 9/18/2019
2.3.0 17,062 8/29/2018
2.2.0 438 8/28/2018
2.1.4 7,669 1/18/2018
2.1.3 17,728 5/12/2017
2.1.2 825 5/1/2017
2.1.0 14,663 9/24/2016
1.8.0 10,520 5/5/2016
1.7.0 3,155 4/14/2016
1.6.1 3,450 1/7/2016
1.5.1 4,815 8/2/2015
1.5.0 1,478 7/4/2015
1.4.9 735 7/1/2015
1.4.8 1,150 5/30/2015
1.4.7 664 5/28/2015
1.4.6 664 5/28/2015
1.4.5 783 5/16/2015
1.4.4 682 4/30/2015