OpCodes.Break Field

Signals the Common Language Infrastructure (CLI) to inform the debugger that a break point has been tripped.

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

public static readonly OpCode Break

The following table lists the instruction's hexadecimal and Microsoft intermediate language (MSIL) assembly format, along with a brief reference summary:

Format

Assembly Format

Description

01

break

inform a debugger that a breakpoint has been reached.

No evaluation stack behaviors are performed by this operation.

The break instruction is for debugging support. It signals the CLI to inform the debugger that a break point has been tripped. It has no other effect on the interpreter state.

The break instruction has the smallest possible instruction size enabling code patching with a break point and generating minimal disturbance to the surrounding code.

The break instruction can trap to a debugger, do nothing, or raise a security exception. The exact behavior is implementation-defined.

The following Emit method overload can use the break opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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