CodeDomProvider.CompileAssemblyFromFile Method (CompilerParameters, String[])


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Compiles an assembly from the source code contained in the specified files, using the specified compiler settings.

Namespace:   System.CodeDom.Compiler
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public virtual CompilerResults CompileAssemblyFromFile(
	CompilerParameters options,
	params string[] fileNames


Type: System.CodeDom.Compiler.CompilerParameters

A CompilerParameters object that indicates the settings for the compilation.

Type: System.String[]

An array of the names of the files to compile.

Return Value

Type: System.CodeDom.Compiler.CompilerResults

A CompilerResults object that indicates the results of compilation.

Exception Condition

Neither this method nor the CreateCompiler method is overridden in a derived class.


In the .NET Framework versions 1.0 and 1.1, this method is provided by the ICodeCompiler implementation that is returned by the CreateCompiler method of the provider. In version 2.0, this method can be called directly on the code provider even if it is not overridden by the code provider. If the code provider does not override this method, the ICodeCompiler implementation is called by the base class.

Notes to Inheritors:

If you override this method, you must not call the corresponding method of the base class. The base-class method creates a generator in the derived class using the obsolete CreateCompiler method for compatibility with preexisting providers that use code compilers. The base-class method then calls the equivalent method in the ICodeCompiler implementation to perform this function. You will get a NotImplementedException if you call the base-class method from a code provider that does not use a code compiler.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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