And, there is a crossgen.exe which is “Microsoft Common Language Runtime native cross compiler”, version 4.0.50622.1 built by: CLR_TRITON
Microsoft (R) CoreCLR Native Image / MDIL Generator - Version 4.0.50622.1
Copyright (c) Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved.
Usage: crossgen [args] <assembly name>
/? or /help - Display this screen
/nologo - Prevents displaying the logo
@reponse.rsp - Process command line arguments from specified response file
/fulltrust - Assembly will be run in a full trust domain.
/in <file> - Specifies input filename (optional)
/out <file> - Specifies output filename (optional with native images,
required with MDIL)
/MissingDependenciesOK - Specifies that crossgen should attempt not to fail if a dependency is missing.
- List of assemblies treated as trusted platform
- List of paths containing localized assembly directories
/App_Paths <path> - List of paths containing user-application assemblies and resources
- List of paths containing user-application native images
- Must be used with /CreatePDB switch
- List of paths containing target platform WinMDs used for emulating
/PreWP8App - Set the Windows Phone 8 "Quirks" mode, namely AppDomainCompatSwitch=
WindowsPhone_126.96.36.199 or WindowsPhone_188.8.131.52.
MDIL Generation Parameters
/mdil - Generate MDIL rather than native code. Requires presence of /out switch.
/nomdil - create MDIL image with no MDIL code or CTL data structures, use to force
fall back to JIT
/EmbedMDIL - Embed a previously created mdil data in IL image into native image.
/fxmdil - Generate framework assembly MDIL images containing minimal MDIL
/CreatePDB <Dir to store PDB> [/lines [<search path for managed PDB>] ]
When specifying /CreatePDB, the native image should be created
first, and <assembly name> should be the path to the NI.