DefineUninitializedData Method

TypeBuilder.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)

member DefineUninitializedData : 
        name:string * 
        size:int * 
        attributes:FieldAttributes -> 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

Length of name is zero.

-or-

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

ArgumentNullException

name is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

InvalidOperationException

The type was previously created using CreateType.

The field that you create with this method will be static, even if you do not include FieldAttributes.Static in the attributes parameter.

The following code sample demonstrates the use of DefineUninitializedData to create an uninitialized data field in a dynamic type:

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 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.

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