How do I scale back the verbosity of the output

Oct 29, 2008 at 2:48 PM
Sandcastle is spitting a lot of useless (to me) information into my build logs.  How do I scale back the verbosity?  I'd like to not see all the BuildAssembler info messages, for example.
Oct 29, 2008 at 3:11 PM
Hi,

It depends upon your build environment.

If you're using a tool such as DocProject or Sandcastle Help File Builder then you have options that control verbosity.

Otherwise, BuildAssembler.exe doesn't provide a switch to control its message output so you must wrap it in a custom task that can filter messages.  You have the option of doing this programmatically by either referencing the BuildAssemblerLibrary.dll APIs or you can redirect the console output and filter the messages by searching for patterns in each line, such as a particular prefix.

- Dave