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/NOASSEMBLY (Create a MSIL Module)


The /NOASSEMBLY option tells the linker to create an image for the current output file without a .NET Framework assembly. An MSIL output file without an assembly manifest is called a module.

By default, an assembly is created. You can also use the /LN (Create MSIL Module) compiler option to create a module.

Other linker options that affect assembly generation are:

To set this linker option in the Visual Studio development environment

  1. Open the project's Property Pages dialog box. For details, see Setting Visual C++ Project Properties.

  2. Click the Linker folder.

  3. Click the Advanced property page.

  4. Modify the Turn Off Assembly Generation property.

To set this linker option programmatically