BuildManager Class

This class is the public entry point for executing builds.

MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

Inheritance Hierarchy

System.Object
Microsoft.Build.Execution.BuildManager

Namespace: Microsoft.Build.Execution
Assembly: Microsoft.Build (in Microsoft.Build.dll)

Syntax

'Declaration
Public Class BuildManager _
    Implements IDisposable
public class BuildManager : IDisposable
public ref class BuildManager : IDisposable
type BuildManager =  
    class 
        interface IDisposable 
    end
public class BuildManager implements IDisposable

The BuildManager type exposes the following members.

Constructors

Name Description
Public method BuildManager() Gets a new build manager without specifying a name.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method BuildManager(String) Creates a new unnamed build manager.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

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Properties

Name Description
Public propertyStatic member DefaultBuildManager Gets the singleton instance of the Build Manager.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.

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Methods

Name Description
Public method BeginBuild Prepares the BuildManager to receive build requests.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method Build Submits a lone build request and blocks until results are available.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method BuildRequest Submits a build request and blocks until the results are available.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method CancelAllSubmissions Cancels all outstanding submissions asynchronously.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method Dispose Dispose of the build manager.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method EndBuild Signals that no more build requests are expected (or allowed) and that the BuildManager may clean up.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method Equals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Finalize the building manager.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0. (Overrides Object.Finalize().)
Public method GetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetProjectInstanceForBuild Gets a matching ProjectInstance from the BuildManager cache of previously built projects.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method GetType (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone (Inherited from Object.)
Public method PendBuildRequest Submits a build request to the current build but does not start it immediately. Allows the user to perform asynchronous execution or access the submission ID prior to executing the request.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method ResetCaches Clears out all of the build manager cached information.MSBuild is now included in Visual Studio instead of the .NET Framework. You can use MSBuild 12.0 side-by-side with versions previously deployed with the .NET Framework.For more information, see What's New in MSBuild 12.0.
Public method ShutdownAllNodes
Public method ToString (Inherited from Object.)

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Thread Safety

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

See Also

Reference

Microsoft.Build.Execution Namespace