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PrePrepareMethodAttribute Class

Instructs the native image generation service to prepare a method for inclusion in a constrained execution region (CER).

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets.Constructor|AttributeTargets.Method, Inherited = false)]
public sealed class PrePrepareMethodAttribute : Attribute

Apply the PrePrepareMethodAttribute attribute to a method or constructor to tell the native image generation service that the method (and its statically determinable call graph) is to be prepared for use in a CER. This attribute is useful if the method to which it is applied will be prepared explicitly at run time, and the author of the method knows this and wants to avoid the overhead of run-time preparation.


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