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BuildProvider.OpenStream Method

Opens a stream for reading the virtual path of the current build provider object.

Namespace:  System.Web.Compilation
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

protected Stream OpenStream()

Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
An open Stream that can be used to read the contents of the VirtualPath.

Use the Read method on the returned Stream object to read the contents of the virtual path for the BuildProvider object.

After calling the OpenStream method, you must use the Close method to close the Stream object and free associated system resources.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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.