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Add ExportedProviders to ModuleInfo object

Votes from Connect: 3

Original Date Submitted: 4/25/2015 10:51:47 PM

Description:
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Handle: June Blender
Site Name: PowerShell
Feedback ID: 1277841
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Frequency: PowerShell
Regression: PS C:\> (Get-Module Microsoft.PowerShell.Security).ExportedProviders
PS C:\>

Problem Description:
Please add an ExportedProviders key to the module manifest and add its value to the ModuleInfo object. This lets users easily detect whether a module will add a new PSProvider to their session.

This also lets us detect and support provider help in help tools.

Product Studio item created by Connect Synchronizer due to creation of feedback ID 1277841 (http://connect.microsoft.com/PowerShell/feedback/ViewFeedback.aspx?FeedbackID=1277841).

Repro Steps:
PS C:\> (Get-Module Microsoft.PowerShell.Security).ExportedProviders
PS C:\>

Expected Results:
PS C:\> (Get-Module Microsoft.PowerShell.Security).ExportedProviders
PS C:\> Certificate

Internal BugId: 14409

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