AppDomain.BaseDirectory Property

 
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Gets the base directory that the assembly resolver uses to probe for assemblies.

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

abstract BaseDirectory : string with get
override BaseDirectory : string with get

Property Value

Type: System.String

The base directory that the assembly resolver uses to probe for assemblies.

Exception Condition
AppDomainUnloadedException

The operation is attempted on an unloaded application domain.

This property corresponds to the AppDomainSetup.ApplicationBase property. It can also be retrieved using the GetData method with the string "APPBASE".

The following code example creates a new application domain, specifying a base directory to use when searching for assemblies to load into the domain. The example then uses the BaseDirectory property to obtain the base directory path, for display to the console.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

FileIOPermission

for access to the information in the path itself, including if the path is in the form "file://" or \\UNC\dir or "c:\". Associated enumerations: FileIOPermissionAccess.PathDiscovery.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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