OctoPack: 'metadata' element error when trying to nuget install


Running Visual Studio 2012.
Nuget -> Manage NuGet Packages ; select OctoPack ; I get the final error below:

The element ‘metadata’ in namespace ‘http://schemas.microsoft.com/packaging/2012/06/nuspec.xsd’ has invalid child element ‘developmentDependency’ in namespace ‘http://schemas.microsoft.com/packaging/2012/06/nuspec.xsd’. List of possible elements expected: ‘tags, dependencies, summary, references, frameworkAssemblies, language, description, releaseNotes, copyright’ in namespace ‘http://schemas.microsoft.com/packaging/2012/06/nuspec.xsd’.

Is it a Visual Studio version issue ? Should I get an earlier version of OctoPack ?



Hi Olivier,

Thanks for reaching out. Please see Michael’s reply in this other thread: http://help.octopusdeploy.com/discussions/problems/43519-octopack-installation-issue#comment_38773468

We strongly recommend you to follow approach #1

Let me know if that helps,


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