WiX Compiler (candle.exe)

   

 

This action provides an interface to the WiX compiler (candle.exe.) The compiler compiles .wxs source files to .wixobj object files, which are then linked by the WiX Linker (light.exe)

 

 

wix_compiler_options

 

Source Files

 

Specify one or more .wxs files to compile. For information on the .wxs format, see the 'doc' directory of your WiX installation.

 

 

Output

 

Output can be delivered to the default directory or a specific object file. Alternatively, the source files can just be parsed and no object files generated.

 

 

#parseoptions

wix_compiler_parseoptions

 

Pedantic Checks

 

Specifies how closely the compiler should check source file syntax. "Legendary" is more pedantic than "Heroic", and "Heroic" is more pedantic than "Easy" (the names correspond to the command line options.)

 

 

Show Warning Messages

 

Warning messages will be recorded in the FinalBuilder log.

 

 

Fail on Warnings

 

Warnings will be treated as errors and the build will stop if any occur.

 

 

Verbose Output

 

More progress data will be logged (useful for debugging.)

 

 

Suppress copyright header

 

The WiX copyright header will not be displayed. Useful for a smaller log size.

 

 

Additional Command-Line Arguments

 

Type any additional command line arguments that you want to pass to WiX.