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LoadHint Enumeration

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

Specifies the preferred default binding for a dependent assembly.

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

[SerializableAttribute] 
public enum LoadHint
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ 
public enum LoadHint
SerializableAttribute 
public enum LoadHint
 Member nameDescription
AlwaysThe dependency is always loaded. 
DefaultNo preference specified. 
SometimesThe dependency is sometimes loaded. 

Use this enumeration with the DependencyAttribute attribute and the DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute to specify the preferred default binding for a dependent assembly.

Note that the Default value directs the native generation service to consult the dependent assembly for its preferred default binding, which is specified using the DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute. Very few assemblies should need to specify a default value in this manner.

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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