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ToolLocationHelper Class

Provides utility methods for locating .NET Framework and .NET Framework SDK files and directories.

MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

System.Object
  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.ToolLocationHelper

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core.dll)

'Declaration
Public NotInheritable Class ToolLocationHelper

The ToolLocationHelper type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public propertyStatic memberCurrentToolsVersionGets or sets the current ToolsVersion.
Public propertyStatic memberPathToSystemGets the fully qualified path of the system directory.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
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  NameDescription
Public methodStatic memberClearSDKStaticCacheClears the appDomain wide cache of platform and extension SDKs.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberFilterPlatformExtensionSDKsGets a dictionary containing a collection of extension SDKs, and filters it based on the target platform version. If the maximum platform version isn't set in the extension SDK manifest, add the extension SDK to the filtered list.
Public methodStatic memberFilterTargetPlatformSdksGets a filtered list of platform SDKs, based on the minimum OS and VS versions.
Public methodStatic memberGetAssemblyFoldersExInfoGets a sorted list of AssemblyFoldersExInfo objects which contain information about the directories in which the third party assemblies are registered. This information is used at build and design time.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDisplayNameForTargetFrameworkDirectoryCreates a display name given the target framework details. MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDotNetFrameworkRootRegistryKeyGets the full name of the .NET Framework root registry key.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDotNetFrameworkSdkInstallKeyValue(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion)Gets the name of the value under the GetDotNetFrameworkRootRegistryKey that contains the .NET Framework SDK installation path.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDotNetFrameworkSdkInstallKeyValue(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion)Name of the value of GetDotNetFrameworkRootRegistryKey that contains the SDK install root pathMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDotNetFrameworkSdkRootRegistryKey(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion)Returns the full name of the .NET Framework SDK root registry key.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDotNetFrameworkSdkRootRegistryKey(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion)Returns the full name of the .NET Framework SDK root registry keyMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetDotNetFrameworkVersionFolderPrefixGets the prefix of the .NET Framework folder.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToBuildTools(String)Given a ToolsVersion, return the path to the MSBuild tools for that ToolsVersion. The only version supported is “12.0”.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToBuildTools(String, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)Given a ToolsVersion, return the path to the MSBuild tools for that ToolsVersion. The only version supported is “12.0”.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToBuildToolsFile(String, String)Given the name of a file and a ToolsVersion, return the path to that file in the MSBuild tools path for that ToolsVersion. For the msbuildtaskhost.exe and tracker.exe tools, the only version supported is “12.0”.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToBuildToolsFile(String, String, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)Given the name of a file and a ToolsVersion, return the path to that file in the MSBuild tools path for that ToolsVersion. For the msbuildtaskhost.exe and tracker.exe tools, the only version supported is “12.0”.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFramework(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion)Gets a fully qualified path to the .NET Framework root directory.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFramework(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)Gets a fully qualified path to the framework's root directory.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion)Gets a fully qualified path to a file in the .NET Framework directory.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)Gets a fully qualified path to a file in the frameworks root directory for the specified architecture.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkReferenceAssembliesReturns the path to the reference assemblies location for the given framework version.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkSdk(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion)Gets the fully qualified path to the \bin directory of the .NET Framework SDK.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkSdk(TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion)Returns the path to the "bin" directory of the .NET Framework SDK.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkSdkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion)Gets the fully qualified path to a file in the .NET Framework SDK.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkSdkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)Gets a fully qualified path to a file in the .NET Framework SDK.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkSdkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion)Get a fully qualified path to a file in the .NET Framework SDK. Error if the .NET Framework SDK can't be found.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToDotNetFrameworkSdkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)Get a fully qualified path to a file in the .NET Framework SDK. Error if the .NET Framework SDK can't be found.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToReferenceAssemblies(FrameworkName)Gets the paths to the reference assemblies location for the given target framework.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToReferenceAssemblies(String, FrameworkName)Gets the paths to the reference assemblies location for the given framework version relative to a given targetFrameworkRoot.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToReferenceAssemblies(String, String, String)Returns the paths to the reference assemblies location for the given target framework. This method will assume the requested ReferenceAssemblyRoot path will be the ProgramFiles directory specified by Environment.SpecialFolder.ProgramFiles In additon when the .NETFramework or .NET Framework targetFrameworkIdentifiers are seen and targetFrameworkVersion is 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 or 4.0 we will return the correctly chained reference assembly paths for the legacy .NET Framework versions. This chaining will use the existing GetPathToDotNetFrameworkReferenceAssemblies to build up the list of reference assembly paths.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToStandardLibraries(String, String, String)Returns the path to the reference assemblies location for the given target framework's standard libraries (i.e. mscorlib). This method will assume the requested ReferenceAssemblyRoot path will be the ProgramFiles directory specified by Environment.SpecialFolder.ProgramFiles In additon when the .NETFramework or .NET Framework targetFrameworkIdentifiers are seen and targetFrameworkVersion is 2.0, 3.0, 3.5 or 4.0 we will return the correctly chained reference assembly paths for the legacy .NET Framework versions. This chaining will use the existing GetPathToDotNetFrameworkReferenceAssemblies to build up the list of reference assembly paths.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToStandardLibraries(String, String, String, String)Returns the path to mscorlib and system.dllMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToSystemFileGets a fully qualified path to a file in the system directory.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToWindowsSdk Obsolete. Returns the path to the Windows SDK for the desired .NET Framework and Visual Studio version. Note that this is only supported for a targeted .NET Framework version of 4.5 and above.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToWindowsSdkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion) Obsolete. Returns the path to a file in the Windows SDK for the desired .NET Framework and Visual Studio version. Note that this is only supported for a targeted .NET Framework version of 4.5 and above.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPathToWindowsSdkFile(String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, VisualStudioVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture) Obsolete. Returns the path to a file in the Windows SDK for the desired .NET Framework and Visual Studio version and the desired architecture. Note that this is only supported for a targeted .NET Framework version of 4.5 and above.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocation(String, String, String)Given an SDK moniker and the targeted platform get the path to the SDK root if it exists.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocation(String, String, Version)Given an SDKName, targetPlatformIdentifier and TargetPlatformVersion search the default sdk locations for the passed in sdk name. The format of the sdk moniker is SDKName, Version=X.XMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocation(String, String, String, String, String)Given an SDKName, targetPlatformIdentifier and TargetPlatformVersion search the default sdk locations for the passed in sdk name. The format of the sdk moniker is SDKName, Version=X.XMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocation(String, String, Version, String(), String)Given an SDKName, targetPlatformIdentifier and TargetPlatformVersion search the default sdk locations for the passed in sdk name. The format of the sdk moniker is SDKName, Version=X.XMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocation(String, String, String, String, String, String)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocation(String, String, Version, String(), String(), String)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocations(String, Version)Get a list of SDK's installed on the machine for a given target platformMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocations(String(), String, String, Version)Get a list of SDK's installed on the machine for a given target platformMSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocations(String(), String(), String, String, Version)Gets a list of SDK's installed on the machine for a given target platform.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocationsAndVersions(String, Version)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocationsAndVersions(String(), String, String, Version)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformExtensionSDKLocationsAndVersions(String(), String(), String, String, Version)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformOrFrameworkExtensionSdkReferencesGets the specified extension SDK references for the given target SDK.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKDisplayName(String, String)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKDisplayName(String, String, String, String)
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKLocation(String, String)Given a target platform identifier and a target platform version, search the default SDK locations for the platform SDK for that target platform.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKLocation(String, Version)Given a target platform identifier and a target platform version, search the default SDK locations for the platform SDK for that target platform.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKLocation(String, String, String, String)Given a target platform identifier and a target platform version, search the default SDK locations for the platform SDK for that target platform.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKLocation(String, Version, String(), String)Given a target platform identifier and a target platform version, search the default SDK locations for the platform SDK for that target platform.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKPropsFileLocation(String, String, String, String, String)Gets the location of the target platform SDK props file for a given {SDKI, SDKV, TPI, TPMinV, TPV} combination.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformSDKPropsFileLocation(String, String, String, String, String, String, String)Gets the location of the target platform SDK props file for a given {SDKI, SDKV, TPI, TPMinV, TPV} combination.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformsForSDK(String, Version)Gets a list of installed platforms for the specified SDK identifier and an SDK version.
Public methodStatic memberGetPlatformsForSDK(String, Version, String(), String)Gets a list of installed platforms for the specified SDK identifier and an SDK version.
Public methodStatic memberGetProgramFilesReferenceAssemblyRootGets the root location for the reference assembly directory under the program files directory.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSDKDesignTimeFolders(String)Get the list of SDK folders which contain the design-time files for the SDK at the specified SDK root. The list is in the order that must be used in searching for references.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSDKDesignTimeFolders(String, String, String)Get the list of SDK folders which contain the design-time files for the SDK at the specified SDK root. The list is in the order that must be used in searching for references.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSDKRedistFolders(String)Get the list of SDK folders which contain the redist files for the SDK at the specified SDK root. The list is in the order that must be used in searching for references.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSDKRedistFolders(String, String, String)Get the list of SDK folders which contain the redist files for the SDK at the specified SDK root. The list is in the order that must be used in searching for references.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSDKReferenceFolders(String)Get the list of SDK folders which contain the references for the SDK at the specified SDK root. The list is in the order that must be used in searching for references.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSDKReferenceFolders(String, String, String)Get the list of SDK folders which contain the references for the SDK at the specified SDK root. The list is in the order that must be used in searching for references.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetSupportedTargetFrameworksGets a list of supported target framework monikers.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetTargetPlatformReferences(String, String, String, String, String)Gets the set of platform .winmd files for a particular {SDKI, SDKV, TPI, TPMinV, TPV} combination.
Public methodStatic memberGetTargetPlatformReferences(String, String, String, String, String, String, String)Gets the set of platform .winmd files for a particular {SDKI, SDKV, TPI, TPMinV, TPV} combination.
Public methodStatic memberGetTargetPlatformSdksGet a list of target platform SDKs on the machine.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberGetTargetPlatformSdks(String(), String)Get a list of target platform SDKs on the machine.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public methodStatic memberHighestVersionOfTargetFrameworkIdentifierGets the highest version of a target framework moniker based on the identifier. MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework.You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
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The following example creates a ToolTask that runs Ilasm.exe. The CommandLineBuilder, ToolLocationHelper, and TaskLoggingHelper classes are used to generate the information needed to run the task.

Imports System
Imports System.Collections
Imports System.Text
Imports Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Imports Microsoft.Build.Framework

Namespace MSBuildTasks

    ''' <summary> 
    ''' A very simple and incomplete ToolTask to wrap the ILASM.EXE tool. 
    ''' </summary> 
    Public Class ILAsm
        Inherits ToolTask

        ''' <summary> 
        ''' Parameter bag. 
        ''' </summary> 
        Protected Friend ReadOnly Property Bag() As Hashtable
            Get 
                Return propertyBag
            End Get 
        End Property 

        Private propertyBag As New Hashtable()

        ''' <summary> 
        ''' The Source file that is to be compled (.il) 
        ''' </summary> 
        Public Property [Source]() As ITaskItem
            Get 
                Return Bag("Source")
            End Get 
            Set(ByVal value As ITaskItem)
                Bag("Source") = value
            End Set 
        End Property 

        ''' <summary> 
        ''' Either EXE or DLL indicating the assembly type to be generated 
        ''' </summary> 
        Public Property TargetType() As String 
            Get 
                Return Bag("TargetType")
            End Get 
            Set(ByVal value As String)
                Bag("TargetType") = value
            End Set 
        End Property '

        Protected Overrides ReadOnly Property ToolName() As String 
            Get 
                Return "ILAsm.exe" 
            End Get 
        End Property 

        ''' <summary> 
        ''' Use ToolLocationHelper to find ILASM.EXE in the Framework directory 
        ''' </summary> 
        Protected Overrides Function GenerateFullPathToTool() As String 
            ' Ask ToolLocationHelper to find ILASM.EXE - it will look in the latest framework directory available 
            Return ToolLocationHelper.GetPathToDotNetFrameworkFile(ToolName, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion.VersionLatest)
        End Function 

        ''' <summary> 
        ''' Construct the command line from the task properties by using the CommandLineBuilder 
        ''' </summary> 
        Protected Overrides Function GenerateCommandLineCommands() As String 
            Dim builder As New CommandLineBuilder()

            ' We don't need the tool's logo information shown
            builder.AppendSwitch("/nologo")

            Dim targetType As String = Bag("TargetType")
            ' Be explicit with our switches 
            If Not (targetType Is Nothing) Then 
                If [String].Compare(targetType, "DLL", True) = 0 Then
                    builder.AppendSwitch("/DLL")
                ElseIf [String].Compare(targetType, "EXE", True) = 0 Then
                    builder.AppendSwitch("/EXE")
                Else
                    Log.LogWarning("Invalid TargetType (valid values are DLL and EXE) specified: {0}", targetType)
                End If 
            End If 
            ' Add the filename that we want the tool to process
            builder.AppendFileNameIfNotNull(Bag("Source"))

            ' Log a High importance message stating the file that we are assembling
            Log.LogMessage(MessageImportance.High, "Assembling {0}", Bag("Source"))

            ' We have all of our switches added, return the commandline as a string 
            Return builder.ToString()
        End Function 
    End Class 
End Namespace

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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