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OpCodes.Ldnull Field

Pushes a null reference (type O) onto the evaluation stack.

Namespace:  System.Reflection.Emit
Assemblies:   System.Reflection.Primitives (in System.Reflection.Primitives.dll)
  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static readonly OpCode Ldnull

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

14

ldnull

push a null reference onto the stack

The stack transitional behavior, in sequential order, is:

  1. A null object reference is pushed onto the stack.

ldnull pushes a null reference (type O) on the stack. This is used to initialize locations before they are populated with data, or when they become deprecated.

ldnull provides a null reference that is size-independent.

The following Emit method overload can use the ldnull opcode:

  • ILGenerator.Emit(OpCode)

.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

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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