Increase Build Log Verbosity to Get More Details About a Build Problem

March 03, 2016 | Kliment Klimentov

Sometimes build failures can be difficult to troubleshoot while doing local builds. All the information about the build is displayed inside the Visual Studio output window, but it's usually tough to find any useful information inside because the build verbosity is poor.

This can be fixed by increasing build verbosity from within Visual Studio Options. We recommend switching it to normal; this displays errors, warnings, messages with MessageImportance values of High, some status events, and a build summary. It will give you much more detailed information which will help fix errors.