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Visual C++ Build Tools 2017

15.0.26228.20170424

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Installation fails because a reboot is required after KB2919355 was installed. This only applies to OS that require the KB in the first place (pre Win10 / Server 2016).


This package was approved by moderator AdmiringWorm on 4/27/2017.

These tools allow you to build C++ libraries and applications targeting Windows desktop.
They are the same tools that you find in Visual Studio 2017 in a scriptable standalone installer.
Now you only need to download the tools you need to build C++ projects.

Note

This package installs MSBuild and Visual C++ tools. For MSBuild only see microsoft-build-tools package.

Package Specific

Package Parameters

The following package parameters can be set:

  • /IncludeRequired - install the MSBuild tools and required VC++ tools
  • /IncludeRecommended - install the MSBuild tools and recommended (default) VC++ tools
  • /IncludeOptional - install the MSBuild tools and all of the optional VC++ tools

These parameters can be passed to the installer with the use of --params.
For example: --params "'/IncludeOptional'".

To install Visual C++ Build Tools 2017, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install visualcpp-build-tools

To upgrade Visual C++ Build Tools 2017, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade visualcpp-build-tools

Files

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  • tools\chocolateyInstall.ps1 Show
    $packageName = 'visualcpp-build-tools'
    $installerType = 'EXE'
    $url = 'https://download.microsoft.com/download/5/A/8/5A8B8314-CA70-4225-9AF0-9E957C9771F7/vs_BuildTools.exe'
    $checksum = 'E77D433C44F3D0CBF7A3EFA497101DE93918C492C2EBCAEC79A1FAF593D419BC'
    $checksumType = 'sha256'
    $silentArgs = "--quiet --norestart --add Microsoft.VisualStudio.Workload.VCTools"
    $validExitCodes = @(0,3010)
    
    $pp = Get-PackageParameters
    
    if ($pp["IncludeRequired"] -ne $null -and $pp["IncludeRequired"] -ne '') { $pp["IncludeRequired"] = 'true' }
    if ($pp["IncludeRecommended"] -ne $null -and $pp["IncludeRecommended"] -ne '') { $pp["IncludeRecommended"] = 'true' }
    if ($pp["IncludeOptional"] -ne $null -and $pp["IncludeOptional"] -ne '') { $pp["IncludeOptional"] = 'true' }
    if ($pp["IncludeRequired"] -eq $null -and $pp["IncludeRecommended"] -eq $null -and $pp["IncludeOptional"] -eq $null) { $pp["IncludeRecommended"] = 'true' }
    
    if ($pp["IncludeOptional"] -eq 'true') {
    	$silentArgs += ' --includeOptional'
    }
    elseif ($pp["IncludeRecommended"] -eq 'true') {
    	$silentArgs += ' --includeRecommended'
    }
    else {
    	// required components are installed if no additional parameters given
    }
    
    Install-ChocolateyPackage "$packageName" "$installerType" "$silentArgs" "$url" -checksum "$checksum" -checksumType "$checksumType" -validExitCodes $validExitCodes

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Dependencies

Package Maintainer(s)

Software Author(s)

  • Microsoft Corporation

Tags

Release Notes

https://www.visualstudio.com/en-us/news/releasenotes/vs2017-relnotes

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Visual C++ Build Tools 2017 15.0.26228.0 305 Thursday, March 16, 2017 approved
Visual C++ Build Tools 2015 14.0.25420.1 1866 Sunday, January 8, 2017 approved

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