Visual Studio 2015 RC has no vs140 build tools

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Mike Wong

24 Jun, 2015 12:35 PM

Hi there,
I was trying to build with "Visual Studio 2015 RC" environment, unfortunately it complained about the absence of VS140 build tools. It turned out "Visual Studio 2015 Preview" have the right vs140 build tools but its compiler is probably not as updated as the RC one. Hope you might be able to fix it ? Many thanks !

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 24 Jun, 2015 01:57 PM

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    Hi Mike,

    What do you mean by build tools? What error are you getting?

    - Feodor

  2. 2 Posted by Mike Wong | ax.... on 24 Jun, 2015 02:38 PM

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    Hi Feodor,

    Thanks for your prompt response, I included a snapshot of console for your
    reference. You may notice that the build engine has version 12.0 only.
    The snapshot is from a "Visual Studio 2015 RC", the build engine of VS2015
    RC should be 14.0 not 12.0

    That's why I did try on the "Visual Studio 2015 Preview" environment and
    its builkd tools version is correct, i.e. 14.0

    Maybe the Visual Studio 2015 RC could take a fix ?


  3. Support Staff 3 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 24 Jun, 2015 02:46 PM

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    I see. It's just msbuild 12.0 is in PATH.

    Add this to "Install" section of your build:

    set PATH=C:\Program Files (x86)\MSBuild\14.0\Bin;%PATH%
  4. 4 Posted by Mike Wong | ax.... on 24 Jun, 2015 02:53 PM

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    okay! that sounds great ! I am totally new to this CI practice, maybe I
    should get myself more familiar with your VMs. 1000x thanks !


  5. Ilya Finkelshteyn closed this discussion on 25 Aug, 2018 01:57 AM.

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