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Control.MailboxProcessor<'Msg> Constructor (F#)

Creates an agent.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Control

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)

// Signature:
new MailboxProcessor : (MailboxProcessor<'Msg> -> Async<unit>) * ?CancellationToken -> MailboxProcessor<'Msg>

// Usage:
new MailboxProcessor (body)
new MailboxProcessor (body, cancellationToken = cancellationToken)


Type: MailboxProcessor<'Msg> -> Async<unit>

The function to produce an asynchronous computation that will be executed as the read loop for the MailboxProcessor when Start is called.


Type: CancellationToken

An optional cancellation token for the body. Defaults to Async.DefaultCancellationToken.

The created MailboxProcessor.

The body function is used to generate the asynchronous computation executed by the agent. This function is not executed until Start is called.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP x64 SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, Windows Server 2003 SP2

F# Runtime

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0


Supported in: 3

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