Library Tool (lit)

Lit is the WiX library creation tool. It can be used to combine multiple .wixobj files into libraries that can be consumed by light.

Usage Information

lit.exe [-?] [-nologo] [-out libraryFile] objectFile [objectFile ...] [@responseFile]

Lit supports the following command line parameters:

Switch

Meaning

-b

Specify a base path to locate all files; the default value is the current working directory.

-bf

Bind files into the library file.

-ext <extension>

Specify an extension assembly.

-loc <loc.wxl>

Provide a .wxl file to read localization strings from.

-nologo

Skip printing Lit logo information.

-out

Specify an output file; by default, Lit will write to the current working directory.

-pedantic

Show pedantic messages.

-ss

Suppress schema validation for documents; this switch provides a performance boost during linking.

-sv

Suppress intermediate file version mismatch checking.

-sw<N>

Suppress warnings with specific message IDs. For example, -sw1011 -sw1012.

-swall

Suppress all warnings (deprecated).

-v

Generate verbose output

-wx<N>

Treat warnings as errors. For example, -wx1011 -wx1012.

-wxall

Treat all warnings as errors (deprecated).

-?

Display Lit help information