WACK does not allow creating Framework Packages

Roland Plüss 1 Reputation point

I need to create a Framework Package to submit to the app store. The package provides only DLLs which are required by two other packages. From my tests packages can only depends on framework packages not other packages so my only option is to create a Framework package. In WACK I get though this error:

The application must not declare itself as a framework. The package properties section in the manifest must not contain the following declaration: "<Framework>true</Framework>"

How am I supposed to create a Framework Package if I'm not allowed to use the Framework tag? I need this package to be a dependency of other packages.

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  1. Roy Li - MSFT 30,541 Reputation points Microsoft Vendor


    Welcome to Microsoft Q&A!

    As far as I know, you can't upload a framework package to the Microsoft Store. Also, according to the Store policy, Your product must be fully functional and must provide appropriate functionality for targeted systems and devices. You can't upload a framework package that is not runnable. I'd suggest you package your dependencies into your app's package instead of uploading another framework package.

    Thank you.

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