.NET Framework 4.5
GetFrameworkSdkPath Task

Retrieves the path to the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK).

Task Parameters

The following table describes the parameters of the GetFrameworkSdkPath task.

Parameter

Description

FrameworkSdkVersion20Path

Optional String read-only output parameter.

Returns the path to the .NET SDK version 2.0, if present. Otherwise returns String.Empty.

FrameworkSdkVersion35Path

Optional String read-only output parameter.

Returns the path to the .NET SDK version 3.5, if present. Otherwise returns String.Empty.

FrameworkSdkVersion40Path

Optional String read-only output parameter.

Returns the path to the .NET SDK version 4.0, if present. Otherwise returns String.Empty.

Path

Optional String output parameter.

Contains the path to the latest .NET SDK, if any version is present. Otherwise returns String.Empty.

Remarks

In addition to the parameters listed above, this task inherits parameters from the TaskExtension class, which itself inherits from the Task class. For a list of these additional parameters and their descriptions, see TaskExtension Base Class.

Example

The following example uses the GetFrameworkSdkPath task to store the path to the Windows SDK in the SdkPath property.

<Project xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/developer/msbuild/2003">
    <Target Name="GetPath">
        <GetFrameworkSdkPath>
            <Output
                TaskParameter="Path"
                PropertyName="SdkPath" />
        </GetFrameworkSdkPath>
        <Message Text="$(SdkPath)"/>
    </Target>
</Project>