VCBUILD Options

VCBUILD has the following options:

Option

Description

/clean (VCBUILD)

Specifies outputting only clean build outputs.

/error

Specifies prefixing error lines that are outputted to stdin, stdout, stderr with the string argument.

/implib

Specifies creating an import library for a DLL configuration.

/info

Specifies prefixing information lines that are outputted to stdin, stdout, stderr with the string argument.

/link

Specifies performing a link without building sources.

/log

Specifies using file as the build log.

/logcommands

Specifies printing commands and response file to the screen.

/M

Specifies the number of concurrent builds to run.

/nocolor

Displays error and warning messages without colorization.

/noimplib

Specifies not generating an import library.

/overrideRefVer

Specifies that .NET Framework 3.5 will be used for all assembly references when upgrading a CLR project from a previous version of Visual Studio.

/pass0

Specifies performing pass 0 (MIDL) of Build.exe.

/pass1

Specifies performing pass 1 (compile) of Build.exe (implies /implib).

/pass2

Specifies to perform pass 2 (link) of Build.exe (implies /noimplib).

/platform

Only builds configurations for the given platform.

/rebuild (VCBUILD)

Specifies cleaning build outputs and then performs a build.

/time

Logs the time it takes to complete the build.

/upgrade

Upgrades the project file to the latest supported format.

/useenv

Uses the environment variables for PATH, INCLUDE, LIBS, and LIBPATH.

/warning

Prefixes warning lines with a user-defined string.

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