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DefaultDependencyAttribute Constructor

Note: This constructor is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Initializes a new instance of the DefaultDependencyAttribute class with the specified LoadHint binding.

Namespace: System.Runtime.CompilerServices
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public DefaultDependencyAttribute (
	LoadHint loadHintArgument
public DefaultDependencyAttribute (
	LoadHint loadHintArgument
public function DefaultDependencyAttribute (
	loadHintArgument : LoadHint



One of the LoadHint values that indicates the default binding preference.

The following code example demonstrates how to apply the DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute to an assembly to specify that the dependency is likely to be loaded.

using System;
using System.Runtime.CompilerServices;

[assembly: DefaultDependencyAttribute(LoadHint.Always)]
class Program
    static void Main(string[] args)

        Console.WriteLine("The DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute was applied.");


Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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