IMetaDataDispenser Interface


Provides methods to create a new metadata scope, or open an existing one.

DefineScope MethodCreates a new area in memory where you can create new metadata.
OpenScope MethodOpens an existing, on-disk file and maps its metadata into memory.
OpenScopeOnMemory MethodOpens an area of memory that contains existing metadata. That is, this method opens a specified area of memory in which the existing data is treated as metadata.

Platform: See System Requirements.

Header: Cor.h

Library: Used as a resource in MsCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: Available since 1.0

IMetaDataDispenserEx Interface
Metadata Interfaces