Platform Toolset = 'v141' cannot be found

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13 Mar, 2017 05:38 PM

When I migrated to VS 2017 i got error MSB8020: The build tools for v141 (Platform Toolset = 'v141') cannot be found. To build using the v141 build tools, please install v141 build tools.

It seems you didn't install whole toolset bunch with Visual Studio 2017

  1. Support Staff 1 Posted by Feodor Fitsner on 13 Mar, 2017 05:45 PM

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    v141 toolset should be installed on Visual Studio 2017 image. From similar issue:

    This change made this build work again:

    There might be something missing on Visual Studio 2017 image, of course. You may want to login into build VM via RDP and check:

  2. 2 Posted by egoroff on 13 Mar, 2017 05:50 PM

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    Thank you! I'll try

  3. 3 Posted by egoroff on 13 Mar, 2017 06:11 PM

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    It helped! i forgot to add image: Visual Studio 2017 into appveyor.yml file. Thank you very much!

  4. egoroff closed this discussion on 13 Mar, 2017 06:26 PM.

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