/NOASSEMBLY (Create a MSIL Module)


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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

Setting Linker Options
Linker Options