Is there a way to conditionally run Visual Studio Post Build Steps

What we are looking for is: while compiling the same configuration, say Release|Win32, is there a way to only do the postbuild steps sometimes. Like, if I am on a dev machine do all the post-build steps or if I am on a build server then don't do them. Or is the only way to accomplish this is by implementing a new configuration?

Commenters: Thanks for the ideas, we do not want to use scripts as they would be one more thing to maintain, and going to MSBuild proj files would be a lot of headache at this point as well. Thanks for trying though.


You could use environment variables in the post build script. Something like this:

if NOT %ComputerName% == DEVMACHINENAME GOTO end
c:\WINDOWS\Microsoft.NET\Framework\v2.0.50727\ngen "$(TargetPath)"

Need Your Help

How to save a SQLCMD code as a executable file

sql sql-server sql-server-2008 sqlcmd

I have a set of SQLCMD codes which are to be saved as exe files so that people can just execute the file rather than copy paste the code and run the command in command line.

Find Bugs eclipse plugin Unchecked/unconfirmed cast from android.view

android eclipse findbugs

I want to test my application using Find Bugs plugin for eclipse and I get this kind of bug:

About UNIX Resources Network

Original, collect and organize Developers related documents, information and materials, contains jQuery, Html, CSS, MySQL, .NET, ASP.NET, SQL, objective-c, iPhone, Ruby on Rails, C, SQL Server, Ruby, Arrays, Regex, ASP.NET MVC, WPF, XML, Ajax, DataBase, and so on.