What is manifest in .NET Framework?

Asked 14-Nov-2017
Viewed 525 times


What is manifest in .NET Framework?

1 Answer


manifest in .NET Framework
  • In .net framework, manifest is the text file that contains meta data information about CLI assemblies.
  • It contains names, version and security demands that are used to verify the assembly.
  •  It also contains hashes of all the .net files that are makes the assembly.
  • All the assembly of the manifest is stored in the .exe or .dll files.
  • It contains a collection of information that is used to describe how the elements are related to each other in an assembly.
  • You can add or modify some content in the Manifest by using assembly attributes in your code projects.