dotCover 2022.1 Help

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dotCover options: Tools | Build | General

In this page of dotCover options, you can configure preferences of ReSharper Build.

Toolset

.NET CLI executable path

Build

Use ReSharper Build

If this checkbox is selected, dotCover will optimize build process with ReSharper Build, which tracks changes in your solution and only rebuilds modified projects and necessary dependencies.

If the checkbox is unselected, You may need to disable this option if your solution includes non-MSBuild projects or projects with custom build steps.

Run build after solution is loaded

This self-explanatory option will be applied independently of selected build management preference.

Build Parameters

Options in this category are only available when Use ReSharper Build is enabled.

Use up to X processes in parallel

Using this selector, you can choose the number of parallel process used to build the solution.

Restore NuGet packages before build

When this checkbox is selected, dotCover will restore NuGet packages for all projects in the current solution . Note that this option requires .NET Framework 4.5 or later to be installed on your machine.

Write log to output

When this checkbox is selected, log items selected under it will be shown in

Write to log file

When this checkbox is selected, build output is saved to a log file. Use controls under this checkbox to choose a verbosity level and a path where the log file is saved. If the selected log directory does not exist, it is shown in red. However, dotCover will create the non-existent path when logging to file for the first time.

Note that logging to file does not depend on logging to the window.

Invoke Pre- and Post- build event targets for skipped projects

When dotCover uses heuristics to skip some projects during the build process, such projects are skipped completely, including all additional build logic.

Use this checkbox to always execute pre-build and post-build events for all projects.

Invoke BeforeBuild and AfterBuild targets for skipped projects

When dotCover uses heuristics to skip some projects during the build process, such projects are skipped completely, including all additional build logic.

Use this checkbox to always execute BeforeBuild and AfterBuild MSBuild targets.

Last modified: 01 April 2022