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CompilerMarshalOverride Class

Indicates that the modified instance of a variable differs from its true type when marshaling. This class cannot be inherited.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.CompilerServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static class CompilerMarshalOverride

The CompilerMarshalOverride class allows the common language runtime to marshal using the correct sizes.

Some behaviors of the common language runtime are incompatible with some languages. For example, C++ treats Boolean variables as single-byte values, while the common language runtime marshals them as four-byte values to match the BOOLEAN type defined by the Microsoft Win32 API. To work around such issues, the C++ compiler emits this modifier on any wchar_t or bool parameter or function return.

System.Object
  System.Runtime.CompilerServices.CompilerMarshalOverride

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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