mono-cil-strip(1) General Commands Manual mono-cil-strip(1)

Mono CIL strip

mono-cil-strip [options] assembly [output-assembly]

mono-cil-strip is a tool which takes an assembly, and empty its method bodies. This is useful to reduce an assembly size when an assembly has already been compiled using Mono's Ahead Of Time compiler (AOT), where the CIL code is no longer necessary, but the metadata still is.

The following options are available:
Only output errors.

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