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DefineUninitializedData Method

ModuleBuilder.DefineUninitializedData Method

Defines an uninitialized data field in the .sdata section of the portable executable (PE) file.

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

'Declaration
Public Function DefineUninitializedData ( _
	name As String, _
	size As Integer, _
	attributes As FieldAttributes _
) As FieldBuilder

Parameters

name
Type: System.String

The name used to refer to the data. name cannot contain embedded nulls.

size
Type: System.Int32

The size of the data field.

attributes
Type: System.Reflection.FieldAttributes

The attributes for the field.

Return Value

Type: System.Reflection.Emit.FieldBuilder
A field to reference the data.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

The length of name is zero.

-or-

size is less than or equal to zero, or greater than or equal to 0x003f0000.

ArgumentNullException

name is Nothing.

InvalidOperationException

CreateGlobalFunctions has been previously called.

Static is automatically included in attributes.

The data defined by this method is not created until the CreateGlobalFunctions method is called.

NoteNote

Starting with the .NET Framework 2.0 Service Pack 1, this member no longer requires ReflectionPermission with the ReflectionPermissionFlag.ReflectionEmit flag. (See Security Issues in Reflection Emit.) To use this functionality, your application should target the .NET Framework 3.5 or later.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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