BuildManager.AddReferencedAssembly(Assembly) BuildManager.AddReferencedAssembly(Assembly) BuildManager.AddReferencedAssembly(Assembly) Method

Definition

Adds an assembly to the application's set of referenced assemblies.

public:
 static void AddReferencedAssembly(System::Reflection::Assembly ^ assembly);
public static void AddReferencedAssembly (System.Reflection.Assembly assembly);
static member AddReferencedAssembly : System.Reflection.Assembly -> unit

Parameters

assembly
Assembly Assembly Assembly

The assembly to add.

Exceptions

The assembly parameter is null or empty.

The method was not called before the Application_Start event in the Global.asax file occurred.

Remarks

Calling this method is equivalent to adding the assembly to the application-level Web.config file. The method must be called during the Application_PreStartInit stage of the application.

The GetReferencedAssemblies method will return the set of assemblies that are determined from configuration files and any assemblies that were added by using this method.

If an attempt is made to add an assembly that has already been added, the duplicate entry is ignored.

This method must be called before the Application_Start event in the Global.asax file occurs.

Applies to