Thread.Join Method (Int32)
Blocks the calling thread until a thread terminates or the specified time elapses, while continuing to perform standard COM and SendMessage pumping.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
[HostProtectionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Synchronization = true, ExternalThreading = true)] public bool Join( int millisecondsTimeout )
- Type: System.Int32
The number of milliseconds to wait for the thread to terminate.
Return ValueType: System.Boolean
true if the thread has terminated; false if the thread has not terminated after the amount of time specified by the millisecondsTimeout parameter has elapsed.
If the thread has already terminated when Join is called, the method returns immediately.
The HostProtectionAttribute attribute applied to this type or member has the following Resources property value: Synchronization | ExternalThreading. The HostProtectionAttribute does not affect desktop applications (which are typically started by double-clicking an icon, typing a command, or entering a URL in a browser). For more information, see the HostProtectionAttribute class or SQL Server Programming and Host Protection Attributes.
Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2