BlockingCollection<T>.TryTakeFromAny Method (BlockingCollection<T>[], T, TimeSpan)

Tries to remove an item from any one of the specified BlockingCollection<T> instances.

Namespace:  System.Collections.Concurrent
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public static int TryTakeFromAny(
	BlockingCollection<T>[] collections,
	out T item,
	TimeSpan timeout
)

Parameters

collections
Type: System.Collections.Concurrent.BlockingCollection<T>[]

The array of collections.

item
Type: T

The item removed from one of the collections.

timeout
Type: System.TimeSpan

A TimeSpan that represents the number of milliseconds to wait, or a TimeSpan that represents -1 milliseconds to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The index of the collection in the collections array from which the item was removed, or -1 if an item could not be removed.

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

At least one of the BlockingCollection<T> instances has been disposed.

ArgumentNullException

The collections argument is null.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

timeout is a negative number other than -1 milliseconds, which represents an infinite time-out -or- timeout is greater than MaxValue.

-or-

The count of collections is greater than the maximum size of 62 for STA and 63 for MTA.

ArgumentException

The collections argument is a 0-length array or contains a null element.

InvalidOperationException

At least one of the underlying collections was modified outside of its BlockingCollection<T> instance.

A call to TryTakeFromAny may block until an item is available to be removed.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.2, 4.5.1, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

.NET for Windows Store apps

Supported in: Windows 8

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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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