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Build the Mongo Shell on Windows¶
You can build the mongo shell with either SCons or a Visual Studio 2010 project file.
Visual Studio 2010 Project File¶
A VS2010 vcxproj file is available for building the shell. From the mongo directory, open shell/msvc/mongo.vcxproj.
The project file currently supports only 32-bit builds of the shell. (SCons can do 32- and 64-bit.)