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Defines the details of how a method is implemented.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
|The method is implemented in unmanaged code.|
|The method is declared, but its implementation is provided elsewhere.|
|The method signature is exported exactly as declared.|
|The call is internal, that is, it calls a method that is implemented within the common language runtime.|
|The method can be executed by only one thread at a time. Static methods lock on the type, whereas instance methods lock on the instance. Only one thread can execute in any of the instance functions, and only one thread can execute in any of a class's static functions.|
|The method cannot be inlined. Inlining is an optimization by which a method call is replaced with the method body.|
This enumeration is used with the MethodImplAttributeattribute.
You can specify multiple values by using the bitwise OR operator.
Locking on the instance or on the type, as with the flag, is not recommended for public types, because code other than your own can take locks on public types and instances. This might cause deadlocks or other synchronization problems.