Problem building with VS 2015 release candidate

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03 May, 2015 07:37 AM

Has anyone managed to get a build working with VS 2015 RC? My build is broken since I upgraded as the build does not recognise some of the new language features.

There is no specific option for this in the Environment / Operating system. Anyone know if I can resolve this or does the appveyor team have to install the build tools first?

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 04 May, 2015 03:04 AM

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    We've just deployed a new build worker image with Visual Studio 2015 RC. Read this post for more details:

  2. 2 Posted by Roland on 04 May, 2015 08:27 AM

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    Thanks for responding. I chose the Visual Studio 2015 RC option in the environments section and alas I am getting the same compilation problems where the build is not recognising the new c#6 language features and is therefore failing.

  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 04 May, 2015 01:27 PM

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    Can you drop a build log? I guess the problem is that by default MSBuild 12 is called instead of 14. Use you own build command with MSBuild 14.

    - Feodor

  4. 4 Posted by Roland on 04 May, 2015 03:09 PM

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    Build log attached. I can confirm it is by default using msbuild12. I look look into the command line option when I get some time tomorrow,.

  5. Support Staff 5 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 04 May, 2015 04:23 PM

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    Yeah, there is msbuild 4.0 in PATH by default. Add this to "Install script":

    set PATH=C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\14.0\Bin;%PATH%

    In the mean time I've added a new issue to fix that:

  6. 6 Posted by Roland on 09 May, 2015 11:36 AM

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    That solved the problem. Thanks very much

  7. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 01:56 AM.

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