[Bamboo Knowledge Base]
This page describes how to configure a Bamboo task to use a Visual Studio (devenv.exe) executable.
To configure a Visual Studio task:
Complete the following settings:
|Visual Studio configuration|
|Task Description||A description of the task, which is displayed in Bamboo.|
The Visual Studio executable that is available to perform the task. The executable that you select will become one of the task's (and so, the job's) requirements.
You can add other executables, if required.
|Solution||The name of the Visual Studio solution file that you want Bamboo to execute. For example: |
Specify any Visual Studio command-line options that you want to include (e.g.
|Platform||Select the platform toolset required to compile your solution. This is provided as an argument to |
If required, specify environment variables and working directory settings:
(Optional) Additional system environment variables that you want to pass to your build. Note that existing environment variables are automatically available to the executable. You can also include Bamboo global or build-specific variables (see Bamboo variables).
|Working Sub Directory||(Optional) An alternative subdirectory, relative to the job's root directory, where Bamboo will run the executable. The root directory contains everything checked out from the job's configured source repository. If you leave this field blank, Bamboo will look for build files in the root directory. This option is useful if your task has a build script in a subdirectory and the executable needs to be run from within that subdirectory.|
|Run as Powershell script||(Optional, Windows only) Check the 'Run as Powershell script' checkbox to run the script with Powershell instead of cmd.exe which interprets .bat files. The inline editor supports Powershell syntax.|