Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[SerializableAttribute] [AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly)] public sealed class DefaultDependencyAttribute : Attribute
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ /** @attribute AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Assembly) */ public final class DefaultDependencyAttribute extends Attribute
This attribute is used by the Native Image Generator (Ngen.exe) to generate native assembly images.
Apply the DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute to a dependent assembly to determine the preferred default binding.
A dependency that is likely to be loaded (Always) will cause Ngen.exe to bind to that dependency. Using this hint allows Ngen.exe to generate code that will result in a reduced working set and improved throughput but at the cost of always loading the dependency when the parent assembly is loaded.
When you apply the DependencyAttribute attribute to an assembly with a value of Default, the native image generation service consults the dependent assembly for its preferred default binding, which is specified by the DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute.
The following code example demonstrates how to apply the DefaultDependencyAttribute attribute to an assembly to specify that the dependency is likely to be loaded.
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