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Task.BuildEngine Property


Gets or sets the instance of the IBuildEngine object used by the task.

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.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Build.Utilities
Assembly:  Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core (in Microsoft.Build.Utilities.Core.dll)

public IBuildEngine BuildEngine { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: Microsoft.Build.Framework.IBuildEngine

The IBuildEngine available to tasks.

The build engine automatically sets this property to allow tasks to call back into it.

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