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Emitting Symbolic Information with Reflection Emit

Emitting Symbolic Information with Reflection Emit

Reflection emit allows symbolic information to be defined for a dynamic module. Symbolic information can be defined using the default symbol writer interface or a caller-specified symbol writer interface. Reflection emit provides a convenient high-level abstraction of the low-level symbol writer interfaces in the System.Diagnostics.SymbolStore namespace.

The caller must express an intention that a dynamic module will contain symbolic information by calling the appropriate method to define the dynamic module. The various options for creating dynamic modules with symbolic information are described in Defining a Dynamic Module. It is an error to call a symbol writer method for a dynamic module that has not been created with the intention of containing symbolic information.

Reflection emit provides the following methods for emitting symbolic information:

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