ProcessorArchitecture Class

ProcessorArchitecture Class

 

Determines the correct tool in the Toolset that MSBuild should use, based on the current system's processor architecture.

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

System::Object
  Microsoft.Build.Utilities::ProcessorArchitecture

public ref class ProcessorArchitecture abstract sealed 

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertySystem_CAPS_staticCurrentProcessArchitecture

Gets the current processor architecture of the system.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticAMD64

Represents the AMD64 processor.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticARM

Represents an ARM processor.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticIA64

Represents the IA64 processor.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticMSIL

Represents MSIL.

System_CAPS_pubfieldSystem_CAPS_staticX86

Represents an x86 processor.

The Toolset contains several tools, such as compilers, that are used in different situations. ProcessorArchitecture determines which of these tools should be used based on the current system's architecture or CPU, such as x86, AMD64, and so forth.

For more information on Toolsets, see Standard and Custom Toolset Configurations.

.NET Framework
Available since 3.5

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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