Release Notes: September 17, 2023

Hello, v2 2.5.1!

Today, we're shipping three new releases:

It's been 2 months since the release of v2 2.5.0 RTM.

The introduction of the new assertion library in 2.5.0 (along with issues associated with the new package signing system used by .NET Foundation) necessitated this fairly quick point release. Most of what's been done for 2.5.1 is cleaning up issues discovered as people moved from 2.4.x to 2.5.0, some of which ended being showstopping issues. Hopefully we have resolved them all. 🤞

Users reported sporadic problems restoring the version 2.5.0 NuGet packages. As noted above, this is a result of .NET Foundation's code signing system changing the default time stamp server from DigiCert to Microsoft, which is not supported on .NET SDK 6.0.3xx (which is associated with Visual Studio 2022 LTS release 17.2). Users who were trying to stick with purely LTS builds of tools experienced NU3003 ("The package signature is invalid or cannot be verified on this platform."). We have since reverted back to the DigiCert time stamp service, which will allow users relying on LTS tooling to be able to restore our packages again.

As always, we'd like to thank all the users who contributed to the success of through usage, feedback, and code contributions. 🎉

Release Notes

These release notes are a comprehensive list of changes from 2.5.0 to 2.5.1.

Core framework

Assertion library


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