EPiServer.CMS.Core does not support Newtonsoft.Json 8

Found in

EPiServer.CMS.Core 8.0.0

Fixed in

EPiServer.CMS.Core 9.6.1

Created

Jan 04, 2016

Updated

Jan 26, 2016

Area

CMS Core

State

Closed, Fixed and tested


Description

Not possible to update project to Newtonsoft.Json 8.0.1 package.

Workaround:
Uninstall-Package Newtonsoft.Json -Force
Install-Package Newtonsoft.Json -Version 7.0.1 -IgnoreDependencies

QA has verified that there are no compatibility issues, the version range in the dependency has been updated to support Newtonsoft.Json 8.