CommandLineBuilder.AppendSwitchIfNotNull Method (String, String)


Appends the command line with a switch that takes a single string parameter.

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

public void AppendSwitchIfNotNull(
	string switchName,
	string parameter


Type: System.String

The name of the switch to append to the command line. This value cannot be null.

Type: System.String

The switch parameter to append to the command line. Quotation marks will be added as necessary. If this value is null, then this method has no effect.

This method encapsulates individual file names with quotation marks as necessary.

If the command line is not empty, then this method also appends the command line with a space, before the switch.

AppendSwitchIfNotNull("/source:", "File Name.cs") yields /source:\"File Name.cs\".

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