Instructs the task to exit as soon as possible, or to immediately exit if Execute is invoked after this method.
Assembly: Microsoft.Build.Framework (in Microsoft.Build.Framework.dll)
Cancel() may be called at any time after the task has been instantiated, even before Execute is called.
Cancel calls may come in from any thread. The implementation of this method should not block indefinitely.
To cancel the build, both Cancel and Execute must return in any order.
- Full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code. For more information, see Using Libraries from Partially Trusted Code.
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.