ILGenerator.EndScope Method

Ends a lexical scope.

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

public virtual void EndScope ()
public void EndScope ()
public function EndScope ()

This method is used to emit symbolic information. It is used with BeginScope.

The following code sample illustrates the use of BeginScope and EndScope.

// Get the current AppDomain.
AppDomain myAppDomain = AppDomain.CurrentDomain;
AssemblyName myAssemblyName = new AssemblyName();
myAssemblyName.Name = "SampleAssembly";

// Create a dynamic assembly 'myAssembly' with access mode 'Run'.
AssemblyBuilder myAssembly = myAppDomain.DefineDynamicAssembly(
                        myAssemblyName, AssemblyBuilderAccess.Run);
// Create a dynamic module 'myModule' in 'myAssembly'.
ModuleBuilder myModule=myAssembly.DefineDynamicModule("MyDynamicModule",true);
// Define a public class 'MyDynamicClass'.
TypeBuilder myTypeBuilder = myModule.DefineType("MyDynamicClass",
                                 TypeAttributes.Public);
// Define a public string field.
FieldBuilder myField = myTypeBuilder.DefineField("MyDynamicField", 
                         typeof(String), FieldAttributes.Public);
// Create the constructor.
Type[] myConstructorArgs = {typeof(String)};
ConstructorBuilder myConstructor = myTypeBuilder.DefineConstructor(
   MethodAttributes.Public, CallingConventions.Standard, myConstructorArgs);

// Generate IL for 'myConstructor'.
ILGenerator myConstructorIL = myConstructor.GetILGenerator();
// Emit the necessary opcodes.
myConstructorIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ldarg_0);
ConstructorInfo mySuperConstructor = typeof(Object).GetConstructor(new Type[0]);
myConstructorIL.Emit(OpCodes.Call, mySuperConstructor);
myConstructorIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ldarg_0);
myConstructorIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ldarg_1);
myConstructorIL.Emit(OpCodes.Stfld, myField);
myConstructorIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ret);

// Define a dynamic method named 'MyDynamicMethod'.
MethodBuilder myMethod = myTypeBuilder.DefineMethod("MyDynamicMethod",
   MethodAttributes.Public, typeof(String), null);
// Generate IL for 'myMethod'.
ILGenerator myMethodIL = myMethod.GetILGenerator();

// Begin the scope for a local variable.
myMethodIL.BeginScope();

LocalBuilder myLocalBuilder = myMethodIL.DeclareLocal(typeof(int));
Console.WriteLine("\nTrying to access the local variable within the scope.");
Console.WriteLine("'myLocalBuilder' type is: {0}", myLocalBuilder.LocalType);
myMethodIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ldstr, "Local value");
myMethodIL.Emit(OpCodes.Stloc_0, myLocalBuilder);

// End the scope of 'myLocalBuilder'.
myMethodIL.EndScope();

// Access the local variable outside the scope.
Console.WriteLine("\nTrying to access the local variable outside the scope:");
myMethodIL.Emit(OpCodes.Stloc_0, myLocalBuilder);
myMethodIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ldloc_0 );
myMethodIL.Emit(OpCodes.Ret );

// Create 'MyDynamicClass' class.
Type myType1 = myTypeBuilder.CreateType();

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

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

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