This documentation is archived and is not being maintained.

SymReader Class

Provides access to documents, methods, and variables within a symbol store.


Namespace:  System.Diagnostics.SymbolStore
Assembly:  ISymWrapper (in ISymWrapper.dll)

[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, MayLeakOnAbort = true)]
public class SymReader : ISymbolReader

The SymReader type exposes the following members.

Public methodSymReaderInitializes a new instance of the SymReader class by using the specified pointer to an unmanaged ISymUnmanagedReader object.

Public propertyUserEntryPointGets the metadata token for the method that was specified as the user entry point for the module, if any.

Public method{dtor}Infrastructure. This method is for internal use only.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeReleases unmanaged resources and performs other cleanup operations before the SymReader is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Overrides Object.Finalize().)
Public methodGetDocumentGets a document specified by the URL for the document and optionally the language, language vendor, and type.
Public methodGetDocumentsGets an array of all documents defined in the symbol store.
Public methodGetGlobalVariablesThrows a NotSupportedException in all cases.
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetMethod(SymbolToken)Gets a symbol reader method object when given the identifier of a method.
Public methodGetMethod(SymbolToken, Int32)Gets a symbol reader method object when given the identifier of a method and its edit and continue version.
Public methodGetMethodFromDocumentPositionGets a symbol reader method object that contains a specified position in a document.
Public methodGetNamespacesThrows a NotSupportedException in all cases.
Public methodGetSymAttributeThrows a NotSupportedException in all cases.
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetVariablesThrows a NotSupportedException in all cases.
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodReplaceSymbolStoreReplaces the existing symbol store with a delta symbol store.
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodUpdateSymbolStoreUpdates the existing symbol store with a delta symbol store.


The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: MayLeakOnAbort. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.