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GetInstalledSDKLocations Class

.NET Framework 4.5

Gathers the list of installed SDKS in the registry and on disk and outputs them into the project so they can be used during SDK reference resolution and RAR for single files.

GetInstalledSDKLocations doesn't recognize a version folder if “v” appears in its name. For example, an SDK that's located at C:\Windows\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\8.0\SDKFolders\3rdPartySDK\2.5\will be located correctly. However, the same SDK located atC:\Windows\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\8.0\SDKFolders\3rdPartySDK\v2.5\won't be located and will be ignored. If an SDK is ignored, the failure won't be recorded in the log, and no error will be thrown.

Version folder names need to be formed as major.minor[.build[.revision]]. For more information, see TryParse.

To find an SDK with a particular version, the version sought must match the version requested. For example, if the SDK has a folder version name 8.0.0 and the customer requested the SDK with version 8.0, there is no match, and the SDK won't be found.

For more information on version matching, see CompareTo.

System.Object
  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Task
    Microsoft.Build.Tasks.TaskExtension
      Microsoft.Build.Tasks.GetInstalledSDKLocations

Namespace:  Microsoft.Build.Tasks
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Tasks.v4.0 (in Microsoft.Build.Tasks.v4.0.dll)

'Declaration
Public Class GetInstalledSDKLocations _
	Inherits TaskExtension

The GetInstalledSDKLocations type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodGetInstalledSDKLocationsCreates a new instance of GetInstalledSDKLocations.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyBuildEngineGets or sets the instance of the IBuildEngine object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyBuildEngine2Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine2 object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyBuildEngine3Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine3 object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyBuildEngine4Gets the instance of the IBuildEngine4 object used by the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Protected propertyHelpKeywordPrefixGets or sets the prefix used to compose Help keywords from resource names. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyHostObjectGets or sets the host object associated with the task. (Inherited from Task.)
Public propertyInstalledSDKsGets or sets the set of items that represent all of the installed SDKs found in the SDKDirectory and SDKRegistry roots. The itemspec is the SDK install location. There is a piece of metadata called SDKName which contains the name of the SDK.
Public propertyLogInfrastructure. Gets an instance of a TaskLoggingHelperExtension containing task logging methods. (Inherited from TaskExtension.)
Public propertySDKDirectoryRootsGets or sets the root directory on disk in which to look for SDKs.
Public propertySDKRegistryRootGets or sets the root registry root in which to look for SDKs.
Public propertyTargetPlatformIdentifierGets the platform identifier we are targeting.
Public propertyTargetPlatformVersionGets the platform version we are targeting.
Protected propertyTaskResourcesGets or sets the culture-specific resources associated with the task. (Inherited from Task.)
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  NameDescription
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodExecuteGet the SDKs. (Overrides Task.Execute.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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