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OpCodes.Ldarga Field

Load an argument address onto the evaluation stack.

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

public static readonly OpCode Ldarga
public static final OpCode Ldarga
public static final var Ldarga : OpCode
Not applicable.

The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft Intermediate Language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format

Assembly Format

Description

FE 0A < unsigned int16 >

ldarga index

Fetch the address of argument indexed by index.

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. The address addr of the argument indexed by index is pushed onto the stack.

The ldarga instruction fetches the address (of type *) of the argument indexed by index, where arguments are indexed from 0 onwards. The address addr is always aligned to a natural boundary on the target machine.

For procedures that take a variable-length argument list, the ldarga instruction can be used only for the initial fixed arguments, not those in the variable part of the signature.

ldarga is used for by-ref parameter passing. For other cases, Ldarg and Starg should be used.

The following Emit method overload can use the ldarga opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode, short)

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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