Paket


paket why

Determine why a dependency is required.

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paket why [--help] [--group <name>] [--details] <package ID>

NUGET:

    <package ID>          NuGet package ID

OPTIONS:

    --group, -g <name>    specify dependency group (default: Main group)
    --details             display detailed information with all paths, versions and framework
                          restrictions
    --silent, -s          suppress console output
    --verbose, -v         print detailed information to the console
    --log-file <path>     print output to a file
    --from-bootstrapper   call coming from the '--run' feature of the bootstrapper
    --help                display this list of options.

If you add the --verbose flag Paket will run in verbose mode and show detailed information.

With --log-file [path] you can trace the logged information into a file.

Example

Have a look at this blog post.

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