GetXmlSerializerAssemblyName Method (Type, String)

XmlSerializer.GetXmlSerializerAssemblyName Method (Type, String)


Returns the name of the assembly that contains the serializer for the specified type in the specified namespace.

Namespace:   System.Xml.Serialization
Assembly:  System.Xml (in System.Xml.dll)

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public static string GetXmlSerializerAssemblyName(
	Type type,
	string defaultNamespace


Type: System.Type

The Type you are interested in.

Type: System.String

The namespace of the type.

Return Value

Type: System.String

The name of the assembly that contains specially built serializers.

The XML Serializer Generator Tool (Sgen.exe) creates an XML serialization assembly for types in a specified assembly to improve the run-time performance of an XmlSerializer when it serializes or deserializes objects of the specified types. Use the GetXmlSerializerAssemblyName to return the name of such an assembly.

If you are distributing such an assembly as part of a client application that calls a Web service, you can apply the XmlSerializerAssemblyAttribute to the client type to specify the location and name of the assembly.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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