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AssemblyBuilder.SetEntryPoint Method (MethodInfo, PEFileKinds)

Sets the entry point for this assembly and defines the type of the portable executable (PE file) being built.

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

public void SetEntryPoint(
	MethodInfo entryMethod,
	PEFileKinds fileKind


Type: System.Reflection.MethodInfo
A reference to the method that represents the entry point for this dynamic assembly.
Type: System.Reflection.Emit.PEFileKinds
The type of the assembly executable being built.


entryMethod is null.


entryMethod is not contained within this assembly.


The caller does not have the required permission.


Starting with the .NET Framework version 2.0 Service Pack 1, this member no longer requires ReflectionPermission with the ReflectionPermissionFlag.ReflectionEmit flag. (See Security Issues in Reflection Emit.) To use this functionality, your application should target the .NET Framework version 3.5 or later.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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