Anytime you build a target, a build log is automatically created. After opening a build log file, you can see more details of any warnings or errors you may have gotten when building the target.
In Flare, the output files and build log are retained for only the most recent build for a target; when you rebuild, the previous output files and build log are replaced with the new ones. But in Central, the output files and build log are retained for each build.
- From the Projects page, open a project. See Opening a Project.
- On the right side of the page, click Build Management.
- On the left side of the page, navigate to the target and click on it.
- In the grid, click the build whose log you want to view.
- In the toolbar, click . The Build Log dialog opens.
Note: You can also double-click any failed build on the Build Management page to open its build log.
The log file contains the following tabs:
- Messages Tab This shows compiler messages and warning text. It is essentially a running log of what is happening as the output is generated.
Warnings Tab This shows warnings reported by the compiler. Warnings do not prevent the output from being generated. Instead they might be issues that you need to fix (e.g., missing files) or suggestions for improving your output (e.g., accessibility settings).
If you do not want to see a particular type of warning in future builds, you can open the Target Editor in the local Flare project and use the Warnings tab to choose the kinds of warnings to ignore. After this, be sure to push your changes to Central.
Warning: Use caution when ignoring compiler warnings. Only ignore warnings that you are certain you do not need to receive.
Note: When you generate a target from Flare, you have the option of ignoring warnings globally (using the Options dialog) or only for a specific target (using the Target Editor). However, when generating a target from Central, you must set the warnings to ignore in the Target Editor; Central will not use any global settings from the Options dialog in Flare.
- Errors Tab This shows errors, which are critical problems that stop the project from building output.