AddrOfPinnedObject Method

GCHandle.AddrOfPinnedObject Method ()

 

Retrieves the address of an object in a GCHandleType.Pinned handle.

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

[SecurityCriticalAttribute]
public IntPtr AddrOfPinnedObject()

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr

The address of the pinned object as an IntPtr.

Exception Condition
InvalidOperationException

The handle is any type other than GCHandleType.Pinned.

This method is used to get a stable pointer to the object. Pinning an object prevents the garbage collector from moving it around in memory, thereby reducing the efficiency of the garbage collector.

SecurityCriticalAttribute

requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Silverlight
Available since 2.0
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 7.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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