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BuildManager.ReadCachedFile Method

Reads a cached file.

Namespace:  System.Web.Compilation
Assembly:  System.Web (in System.Web.dll)

public static Stream ReadCachedFile(
	string fileName
)

Parameters

fileName
Type: System.String
The name of the file to read.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.Stream
The Stream object for the file, or null if the file does not exist.

This method and the CreateCachedFile method enable you to perform caching that persists across application domain restarts in partial-trust environments. It is used by the MVC framework to cache results of the controller lookup.

To retrieve cached data, you read from the Stream object that is returned by this method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, 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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