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DataflowBlock.LinkTo<TOutput> Method (ISourceBlock<TOutput>, ITargetBlock<TOutput>)

.NET Framework 4.5

Links the ISourceBlock<TOutput> to the specified ITargetBlock<TInput>.

Namespace:  System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow
Assembly:  System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow (in System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow.dll)

public static IDisposable LinkTo<TOutput>(
	this ISourceBlock<TOutput> source,
	ITargetBlock<TOutput> target
)

Type Parameters

TOutput

Specifies the type of data contained in the source.

Parameters

source
Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow.ISourceBlock<TOutput>

The source from which to link.

target
Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Dataflow.ITargetBlock<TOutput>

The ITargetBlock<TInput> to which to connect the source.

Return Value

Type: System.IDisposable
An IDisposable that, upon calling Dispose, will unlink the source from the target.

Usage Note

In Visual Basic and C#, you can call this method as an instance method on any object of type ISourceBlock<TOutput>. When you use instance method syntax to call this method, omit the first parameter. For more information, see Extension Methods (Visual Basic) or Extension Methods (C# Programming Guide).

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentNullException

The source is null.

-or-

The target is null.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

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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