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SynchronizationContext.WaitHelper Method

Helper function that waits for any or all the elements in the specified array to receive a signal.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is WaitAll(WaitHandle[], TimeSpan, Boolean).

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.NoFlags|SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlEvidence|SecurityPermissionFlag.ControlPolicy)]
protected static int WaitHelper(
	IntPtr[] waitHandles,
	bool waitAll,
	int millisecondsTimeout
)

Parameters

waitHandles
Type: System.IntPtr[]

An array of type IntPtr that contains the native operating system handles.

waitAll
Type: System.Boolean

true to wait for all handles; false to wait for any handle.

millisecondsTimeout
Type: System.Int32

The number of milliseconds to wait, or Timeout.Infinite (-1) to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The array index of the object that satisfied the wait.

WaitHelper is a declaration for an unmanaged external helper function. WaitHelper is called by the Wait method to wait for a signal for the specified operating system handles.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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