WiX Linker (light.exe)

   

 

This action provides an interface to the WiX linker (light.exe) The linker links .wixobj object files into a .msi Windows Installer Package.

 

 

wix_linker_options

 

Object Files

 

Specify one or more .wixobj object files that you wish to link.

 

 

Output

 

Output can be sent to the default directory, or a specific .msi installer package file. Alternatively, uncompressed images can be output to a different directory. The linker can also output raw XML instead of MSI (useful for debugging.)

 

 

Localization

 

A .wxl file can be used to create a localized installer package.

 

 

wix_linker_moreoptions

 

Allow Identical Rows

 

Normally the WiX Linker will fail if it detects identical rows. With this option checked it will only emit a warning.

 

 

Feature Suppression

 

Various aspects of the WiX Link process can be bypassed. It is not recommended that you use these options unless you are sure you do not need the features specified.

 

 

 

wix_linker_parseoptions

 

For information on these options, see the WiX Compiler help topic.