GetFrameworkSdkPath Task

 

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For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017, see GetFrameworkSdkPath Task on docs.microsoft.com. Retrieves the path to the Windows Software Development Kit (SDK).

The following table describes the parameters of the GetFrameworkSdkPath task.

ParameterDescription
FrameworkSdkVersion20PathOptional String read-only output parameter.

Returns the path to the .NET SDK version 2.0, if present. Otherwise returns String.Empty.
FrameworkSdkVersion35PathOptional String read-only output parameter.

Returns the path to the .NET SDK version 3.5, if present. Otherwise returns String.Empty.
FrameworkSdkVersion40PathOptional String read-only output parameter.

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

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

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.

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>  

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