Build System Command Line Tools (Compact 2013)


The Platform Builder for Windows Embedded Compact 2013 build system is composed of a variety of command-line tools you can use to perform tasks such as creating and building run-time images. You can use these tools in a command-line prompt build window.

The following table shows the command-line tools and their functions.



Build Demo Tool (Blddemo.bat)

Calls all tools necessary to create Windows Embedded Compact-based OS functionality, generate source code, copy files to a release directory, and make a run-time image.

Build Release Directory Tool (Buildrel.bat)

Copies all modules and files required to build the run-time image to a common release directory.

Build Tool (Build.exe)

Creates executable files for the target device.

Cesysgen Batch File (Cesysgen.bat)

Specifies the Windows Embedded Compact-based modules and functionality for the device.

fMerge Tool (fmerge.exe)

Combines all existing binary image builder (.bib) files into one .bib file, and all registry (.reg) files into one .ini file.

Make Binary Image Tool (Makeimg.exe)

Creates a run-time image.

Master Build Tool (Cebuild.bat)

Creates the Windows Embedded Compact-based modules and functionality and builds source code for each project in an OS design.

Microsoft Program Maintenance Utility Tool (NMake.exe)

Builds projects based on commands contained in a .mak file.

OS Design Command-Line Utilities Tool (Pbxmlutils.exe)

Provides several different utilities that you can use with an OS design (.pbxml) file that you created by using Platform Builder.

Romimage Tool (romimage.exe)

Creates a run-time binary image (.bin) file.

Run-Time Image Configuration Files

This topic describes the configuration files used by Makeimg.exe to create a runtime-image.

Set Environment Variable Tool (Setenv.bat)

Sets customized developer environment variables. Used by Wince.bat; do not call this tool directly.

Sysgen Tool (Sysgen.bat)

Creates the Windows Embedded Compact-based modules selected in Cesysgen.bat by linking the functionality specified in Cesysgen.bat.

Sysgenplatform Tool (Sysgenplatform.bat)

Links the files in your run-time image during the Sysgen phase of the build process.

Windows Embedded Compact Build Environment Tool (Wince.bat)

Sets up the Windows Embedded Compact build environment.

See Also


Platform Builder Command Line Tools