LocalBuilder.SetLocalSymInfo Method (String)


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Sets the name of this local variable.

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

public void SetLocalSymInfo(
	string name


Type: System.String

The name of the local variable.

Exception Condition

The containing type has been created with CreateType.


There is no symbolic writer defined for the containing module.


This local is defined in a dynamic method, rather than in a method of a dynamic type.

The SetLocalSymInfo method is supported for methods defined in dynamic types. It is not supported for dynamic methods defined using the DynamicMethod class.

The following code sample illustrates the use of the SetLocalSymInfo method. This code is part of a larger example for the LocalBuilder class.

// Create local variables named myString and myInt.
LocalBuilder myLB1 = myMethodIL.DeclareLocal(typeof(string));
Console.WriteLine("local 'myString' type is: {0}", myLB1.LocalType);

LocalBuilder myLB2 = myMethodIL.DeclareLocal(typeof(int));
myLB2.SetLocalSymInfo("myInt", 1, 2);
Console.WriteLine("local 'myInt' type is: {0}", myLB2.LocalType);

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.1
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