MakeDir Task

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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

In addition to the parameters listed above, this task inherits parameters from the TaskExtension class, which itself inherits from the Task class. For a list of these additional parameters and their descriptions, see TaskExtension Base Class.

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

Tasks
Task Reference