Dotfuscator User's Guide
Removal Report

Dotfuscator generates a removal report in XML format that lists all input assemblies and how each was pruned. Each assembly listing has a listing of types and their members (methods, fields, properties, etc.) along with an attribute indicating whether the item was pruned or not. The report also describes how managed resources attached to each assembly were pruned. At the end, the report provides a statistics section regarding the overall effectiveness of pruning.

The removal report is most useful when converted to HTML, using the default transform (or one of your own). The default transform produces a browsable, cross referenced report that indicates pruned items in red.

The elements of the removal report are similar to those in the map file. A few things are noteworthy:



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