ReferencedAssemblies Property

CompilerParameters.ReferencedAssemblies Property

Gets the assemblies referenced by the current project.

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

public StringCollection ReferencedAssemblies { get; }
/** @property */
public StringCollection get_ReferencedAssemblies ()

public function get ReferencedAssemblies () : StringCollection

Not applicable.

Property Value

A StringCollection that contains the assembly names that are referenced by the source to compile.

The string collection should consist of, or include, the assemblies referenced by the current project. Add assembly file names to the returned StringCollection to import the assembly manifest and reference the assembly type information in the current project.

The following example illustrates using CompilerParameters to specify various compiler settings and options.

static bool CompileCode( CodeDomProvider^ provider,
   String^ sourceFile,
   String^ exeFile )
{
   CompilerParameters^ cp = gcnew CompilerParameters;
   if ( ( !cp) || ( !compiler) )
   {
      return false;
   }

   // Generate an executable instead of 
   // a class library.
   cp->GenerateExecutable = true;
   
   // Set the assembly file name to generate.
   cp->OutputAssembly = exeFile;
   
   // Generate debug information.
   cp->IncludeDebugInformation = true;
   
   // Add an assembly reference.
   cp->ReferencedAssemblies->Add( "System.dll" );
   
   // Save the assembly as a physical file.
   cp->GenerateInMemory = false;
   
   // Set the level at which the compiler 
   // should start displaying warnings.
   cp->WarningLevel = 3;
   
   // Set whether to treat all warnings as errors.
   cp->TreatWarningsAsErrors = false;
   
   // Set compiler argument to optimize output.
   cp->CompilerOptions = "/optimize";
   
   // Set a temporary files collection.
   // The TempFileCollection stores the temporary files
   // generated during a build in the current directory,
   // and does not delete them after compilation.
   cp->TempFiles = gcnew TempFileCollection( ".",true );

   if ( provider->Supports( GeneratorSupport::EntryPointMethod ) )
   {
      
      // Specify the class that contains 
      // the main method of the executable.
      cp->MainClass = "Samples.Class1";
   }

   // Invoke compilation.
   CompilerResults^ cr = provider->CompileAssemblyFromFile( cp, sourceFile );

   if ( cr->Errors->Count > 0 )
   {
      // Display compilation errors.
      Console::WriteLine( "Errors building {0} into {1}",
         sourceFile, cr->PathToAssembly );
      for each ( CompilerError^ ce in cr->Errors )
      {
         Console::WriteLine( "  {0}", ce->ToString() );
         Console::WriteLine();

      }
   }
   else
   {
      Console::WriteLine( "Source {0} built into {1} successfully.",
         sourceFile, cr->PathToAssembly );
   }

   // Return the results of compilation.
   if ( cr->Errors->Count > 0 )
   {
      return false;
   }
   else
   {
      return true;
   }
}

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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