ModuleBuilder.DefineUninitializedData Method

Defines an uninitialized data field in the .sdata section of the portable executable (PE) file.

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

public FieldBuilder DefineUninitializedData (
	string name,
	int size,
	FieldAttributes attributes
public FieldBuilder DefineUninitializedData (
	String name, 
	int size, 
	FieldAttributes attributes
public function DefineUninitializedData (
	name : String, 
	size : int, 
	attributes : FieldAttributes
) : FieldBuilder



The name used to refer to the data. name cannot contain embedded nulls.


The size of the data field.


The attributes for the field.

Return Value

A field to reference the data.

Exception typeCondition


The length of name is zero.


size is less than or equal to zero or greater than or equal to 0x003f0000.


name is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).


CreateGlobalFunctions has been previously called.

Static is automatically included in attributes.

The data defined by this method is not created until the CreateGlobalFunctions method is called.

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, 1.1, 1.0

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