[Buildbot-devel] Visual Studio: new build step

Dmitry Nezhevenko dion at dion.org.ua
Fri Sep 21 18:54:33 UTC 2012

On Wed, Sep 19, 2012 at 10:28:42PM -0700, Oleg Smolsky wrote:
>    So, the right path here is as follows:
>     1. read the VS2012 installation path from the Registry
>     2. call vcvarsall.bat to have the environment setup correctly for the platform
>     3. execute msbuild_command
>    Could someone explain how to encode these actions inside my limited implementation of start(self) please?

As far as I remember there is another 'documented' way to find it by using
VS__COMNTOOLS environment variable (replace it with internal version
number, like 90 for VS2008).

We're using it for own 'vcbuild' step

WBR, Dmitry
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