[wix-users] Accessing VS command prompt only variable

Edwin Castro egcastr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 3 07:17:26 PDT 2018

Ensure the VS command prompt bat script is run before you run your build?

Edwin G. Castro

On Fri, Aug 3, 2018, 03:44 Ken Wood via wix-users <
wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org> wrote:

> Hi,
> I can access the normal environment variables within wix but the Visual
> studio command prompt only variables don't seem available. In particular, I
> want to use VCToolsRedistDir as we have many versions of VS2017 installed
> on developers/build machines with different update versions and I don't
> want to hard code the update version number or the install type (some are
> professional and some enterprise).
> Any help will be very helpful
> Thanks in advance
> Ken
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