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WeakReference.WeakReference(SerializationInfo, StreamingContext) Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the WeakReference class, using deserialized data from the specified serialization and stream objects.

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

protected WeakReference (
	SerializationInfo info,
	StreamingContext context
protected WeakReference (
	SerializationInfo info, 
	StreamingContext context
protected function WeakReference (
	info : SerializationInfo, 
	context : StreamingContext
Not applicable.



An object that holds all the data needed to serialize or deserialize the current WeakReference object.


(Reserved) Describes the source and destination of the serialized stream specified by info.

Exception typeCondition


info is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

The context parameter is reserved, and does not currently participate in this operation.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0