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CountdownEvent.WaitHandle Property

Gets a WaitHandle that is used to wait for the event to be set.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public WaitHandle WaitHandle { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Threading.WaitHandle
A WaitHandle that is used to wait for the event to be set.

ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has already been disposed.

WaitHandle should only be used if it's needed for integration with code bases that rely on having a WaitHandle. If all that's needed is to wait for the CountdownEvent to be set, the Wait method should be preferred.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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