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ICLRStrongName::GetHashFromFile Method

Generates a hash over the contents of the specified file.

HRESULT GetHashFromFile (
    [in]  LPCSTR   szFilePath,
    [in, out] unsigned int   *piHashAlg, 
    [out] BYTE     *pbHash,    
    [in]  DWORD    cchHash,    
    [out] DWORD    *pchHash


[in] The name of the file to hash.


[in, out] The algorithm to use when generating the hash. Valid algorithms are those defined by the Win32 CryptoAPI. If piHashAlg is set to 0, the default algorithm CALG_SHA-1 is used.


[out] A byte array containing the generated hash.


[in] The maximum size of the buffer that pbHash points to.


[out] The size, in bytes, of the returned pbHash.

S_OK if the method completed successfully; otherwise, an HRESULT value that indicates failure (see Common HRESULT Values for a list).

This method is the same as the ICLRStrongName::GetHashFromFileW method, except that the file name specification is ANSI instead of Unicode.

Platforms: See .NET Framework System Requirements.

Header: MetaHost.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: 4