SolutionBuild Interface
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SolutionBuild Interface

 

Represents the root of the build automation model at the solution level.

Namespace:   EnvDTE
Assembly:  EnvDTE (in EnvDTE.dll)

[GuidAttribute("A3C1C40C-9218-4D4C-9DAA-075F64F6922C")]
public interface SolutionBuild

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubpropertyActiveConfiguration

Gets the currently active SolutionConfiguration object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyBuildDependencies

Gets a BuildDependencies collection that allows you to specify which projects depend on which other projects.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyBuildState

Gets whether a build has ever been started in the current environment session, whether a build is currently in progress, or whether a build has been completed.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyDTE

Gets the top-level extensibility object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyLastBuildInfo

Gets the number of projects that failed to build.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyParent

Gets the immediate parent object of a SolutionBuild object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertySolutionConfigurations

Gets a collection of SolutionConfiguration object.

System_CAPS_pubpropertyStartupProjects

Gets or sets the names of projects that are entry points for the application.

NameDescription
System_CAPS_pubmethodBuild(Boolean)

Causes the active solution configuration to begin building.

System_CAPS_pubmethodBuildProject(String, String, Boolean)

Builds the specified project and its dependencies in the context of the specified solution configuration.

System_CAPS_pubmethodClean(Boolean)

Deletes all compiler-generated support files for marked projects.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDebug()

Starts debugging the solution.

System_CAPS_pubmethodDeploy(Boolean)

Causes each project in the active solution configuration that is marked for deployment to deploy.

System_CAPS_pubmethodRun()

Causes the active solution configuration to execute.

The SolutionBuild object provides access to all of the solution configurations and their properties, the project build dependencies, and startup projects.

The counterpart to the SolutionBuild object at the project and item level is the ConfigurationManager object.

Sub SolutionBuildExample()
  ' Build the solution configuration.
  Dim sb As SolutionBuild = DTE.Solution.SolutionBuild
  sb.SolutionConfigurations.Item("MyConfig").Activate
  sb.Build
End Sub
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