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This question is regarding dependency feature activation, while upgrading a feature to latest version.

Suppose, There is a feature called MasterFeature_0_0_0_0 and it is being upgraded to MasterFeature_1_0_0_0. This MasterFeature_X_X_X_X is depended on subfeature_0_0_0_0. SubFeature_0_0_0_0 is visible feature.

As per MSDN documentation( http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ee538968(v=office.14).aspx ), when the subfeature is not visible, custom code needs to be written for in UPgrading event to do that.

Ask: why do default upgradation infrastructure can activate a hidden feature and cant' activate a visible feature?

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Usually when you have to do a deploy (install, upgrade, enable/disable features, and so on) you want do that with a Powershell script written before.

In this way you will be able to check your feature (hidden or not), disable it (if you can), upgrade, and etc.

  • salvatore, pls reread the question. It looks you misunderstood the question. – Tortoise Mar 28 '14 at 14:29

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