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wixl-heat(1) General Commands Manual wixl-heat(1)


wixl-heat - builds Wix XML fragments from a list of files and directories


wixl-heat [<option> [<option> ...]]


wixl-heat builds an Wix XML fragment from a list of files given on the standard input. The XML fragment is output to the standard output.


Print a help message and exit.
Specifies the directory reference for the DirectoryRef element.
Specifies the component group for the ComponentGroup element.
Specifies the variable to use for the source directory in the Source attribute of the File elements.
Specifies the prefix in which the files are based (this is removed from the resulting file names).
Excludes any files with the given prefix.


wixl-heat was written by Marc-André Lureau for Red Hat, Inc. This manual page was adapted from the program usage information by Stephen Kitt <>, for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others). It was last modified for wixl version 0.93.

December 26, 2014 wixl