How to set VCPKG_ROOT in mac?

Refer to Homebrew vcpkg installation guide here, vcpkg — Homebrew Formulae

Install vcpkg using brew:

$ brew install vcpkg

Clone vcpkg repository

Above formula provides only the vcpkg executable. To use vcpkg:

$ git clone https://github.com/microsoft/vcpkg "$HOME/vcpkg"

Set Environment Variable

Go into your .bashrc file or .zshrc file and add this line

$ export VCPKG_ROOT="$HOME/vcpkg"

You could also execute this line in your terminal, to get a shortlived environment variable available till your current session expires.

These steps worked for me. Hope this helps!

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Thank you for sharing this!

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