ToolLocationHelper.GetPathToDotNetFrameworkFile Method (String, TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion, DotNetFrameworkArchitecture)


Gets a fully qualified path to a file in the frameworks root directory for the specified architecture.

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Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core.dll)

public static string GetPathToDotNetFrameworkFile(
	string fileName,
	TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion version,
	DotNetFrameworkArchitecture architecture


Type: System.String

File name to locate in the .NET Framework directory

Type: Microsoft.Build.Utilities.TargetDotNetFrameworkVersion

Version of the targeted .NET Framework

Type: Microsoft.Build.Utilities.DotNetFrameworkArchitecture

Desired architecture, or DotNetFrameworkArchitecture.Current for the architecture this process is currently running under.

Return Value

Type: System.String

Returns a fully qualified path to a file in the frameworks root directory.

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