ObfuscateAssemblyAttribute.AssemblyIsPrivate Property

Gets a Boolean value indicating whether the assembly was marked private.

Namespace:  System.Reflection
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public bool AssemblyIsPrivate { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the assembly was marked private; otherwise, false.

A private assembly is used only by the application of which it is a part, and not by other software.

Important noteImportant

Applying this attribute does not automatically obfuscate the assembly. Applying the attribute is an alternative to creating a configuration file for the obfuscation tool. That is, it merely provides instructions for an obfuscation tool. Microsoft recommends that vendors of obfuscation tools follow the semantics described here. However, there is no guarantee that a particular tool follows Microsoft recommendations.

The following code example shows how the attribute constructor sets the AssemblyIsPrivate property to true, to specify that an assembly is private. The StripAfterObfuscation property is false, to prevent the obfuscation tool from stripping the attribute after processing.

using System;
using System.Reflection;

[assembly: ObfuscateAssemblyAttribute(true, 
    StripAfterObfuscation=false)]

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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