MakeDir TaskĀ 

Creates directories and, if necessary, any parent directories.

Parameters

The following table describes the parameters of the MakeDir task.

Parameter Description

Directories

Required ITaskItem[] parameter.

The set of directories to create.

DirectoriesCreated

Optional ITaskItem[] output parameter.

The directories that are created by this task. If some directories could not be created, this may not contain all of the items that were passed into the Directories parameter.

Remarks

Example

The following code example uses the MakeDir task to create the directory specified by the OutputDirectory property.

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">

    <PropertyGroup>
        <OutputDirectory>\Output\</OutputDirectory>
    </PropertyGroup>

    <Target Name="CreateDirectories">
        <MakeDir
            Directories="$(OutputDirectory)"/>
    </Target>

</Project>

See Also

Concepts

MSBuild Tasks

Other Resources

MSBuild Task Reference