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TypeBuilder.DefineMethod Method (String, MethodAttributes, CallingConventions)

Adds a new method to the type, with the specified name, method attributes, and calling convention.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public MethodBuilder DefineMethod(
	string name,
	MethodAttributes attributes,
	CallingConventions callingConvention
)

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name of the method. name cannot contain embedded nulls.

attributes
Type: System.Reflection.MethodAttributes

The attributes of the method.

callingConvention
Type: System.Reflection.CallingConventions

The calling convention of the method.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.MethodBuilder
A MethodBuilder representing the newly defined method.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The length of name is zero.

-or-

The type of the parent of this method is an interface and this method is not virtual (Overridable in Visual Basic).

ArgumentNullException

name is null.

InvalidOperationException

The type was previously created using CreateType.

-or-

For the current dynamic type, the IsGenericType property is true, but the IsGenericTypeDefinition property is false.

Use this method overload when you do not know the method signature at the time you define the method. For example, the parameter types and return type of a generic method might be specified by the method's generic type parameters, which must be defined after the method has been added to the type. The parameters and return type of the method can be set later using the MethodBuilder.SetSignature method.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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