[wix-users] candle exclude wxs

Kaveesh Dashora kaveeshd at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 15 01:22:41 PST 2017

Try seeing thru the Candle command line documentation

C:\Program Files (x86)\WiX Toolset v3.11\bin>candle
Windows Installer XML Toolset Compiler version
Copyright (c) .NET Foundation and contributors. All rights reserved.

 usage:  candle.exe [-?] [-nologo] [-out outputFile] *sourceFile
[sourceFile ...]*

   -arch      set architecture defaults for package, components, etc.
              values: x86, x64, or ia64 (default: x86)
   -d<name>[=<value>]  define a parameter for the preprocessor
   -ext <extension>  extension assembly or "class, assembly"
   -fips      enables FIPS compliant algorithms
   -I<dir>    add to include search path
   -nologo    skip printing candle logo information
   -o[ut]     specify output file (default: write to current directory)
   -p<file>   preprocess to a file (or stdout if no file supplied)
   -pedantic  show pedantic messages
   -platform  (deprecated alias for -arch)
   -sfdvital  suppress marking files as Vital by default (deprecated)
   -ss        suppress schema validation of documents (performance boost)
   -sw[N]     suppress all warnings or a specific message ID
              (example: -sw1009 -sw1103)
   -swall     suppress all warnings (deprecated)
   -trace     show source trace for errors, warnings, and verbose messages
   -v         verbose output
   -wx[N]     treat all warnings or a specific message ID as an error
              (example: -wx1009 -wx1103)
   -wxall     treat all warnings as errors (deprecated)
   -? | -help this help information

For more information see: http://wixtoolset.org/

On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 10:06 PM, Ven H via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:

> I am using candle command to generate wixobj files. I have many wxs files.
> Hence I am using the command like "candle.exe *.wxs". Here, I want to
> exclude one or two wxs files. Is there a way? Can anyone please help?
> Regards,
> Venkatesh
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