Sets the base type of the type currently under construction.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
The type was previously created using CreateType.
parent is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), and the current instance represents an interface whose attributes do not include Abstract.
parent is an interface. This exception condition is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.
If parent is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic), Object is used as the base type.
The method does not check for most invalid parent types. For example, it does not reject a parent type that has no default constructor when the current type has a default constructor, it does not reject sealed types, and it does not reject the Delegate type. In all these cases, exceptions are thrown by the CreateType method.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2
The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.