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AspectDependencyAttribute Class

Base class for all custom attributes defining aspect dependencies. An aspect dependency determines the behavior of aspects or advices when used in conjunction with other aspects and advices. Aspect dependencies determine ordering, requirements, conflicts, and commutativity of aspects and advices.
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Namespace:  PostSharp.Aspects.Dependencies
Assembly:  PostSharp (in PostSharp.dll) Version: (
public abstract class AspectDependencyAttribute : Attribute

The AspectDependencyAttribute type exposes the following members.

Protected methodAspectDependencyAttribute(AspectDependencyAction)
Initializes a new AspectDependencyAttribute without specifying the position, implicitly set to Any.
Protected methodAspectDependencyAttribute(AspectDependencyAction, AspectDependencyPosition)
Initializes a new AspectDependencyAttribute and specifies a position.
Public propertyAction
Gets the dependency action, i.e. the kind of relationship specified by the dependency (Order, Require, Conflict, or Commute).
Public propertyIsWarning
If true, specifies that the constraint (of type Require or Conflict) should emit a warning instead of an error if not respected.
Public propertyPosition
Gets the position of the current dependency, i.e. actually the position of the other aspect or advices with respect to the one related to this dependency.
Public propertyTarget
Determines the target (Default or Type) to which the aspect dependency apply.
Public propertyTargetType
Aspect type to which this dependency applies. This property is required when the custom attribute is applied at assembly level. It is ignored when applied on class or method level.
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