ICLRPolicyManager::SetActionOnFailure Method

Specifies the policy action the common language runtime (CLR) should take when the specified failure occurs.

HRESULT SetActionOnFailure (
    [in] EClrFailure   failure,
    [in] EPolicyAction action
);

failure

[in] One of the EClrFailure values, indicating the type of failure for which to take action.

action

[in] One of the EPolicyAction values, indicating the action to be taken when a failure occurs. For a list of supported values, see the Remarks section.

HRESULT

Description

S_OK

SetActionOnFailure returned successfully.

HOST_E_CLRNOTAVAILABLE

The CLR has not been loaded into a process, or the CLR is in a state in which it cannot run managed code or process the call successfully.

HOST_E_TIMEOUT

The call timed out.

HOST_E_NOT_OWNER

The caller does not own the lock.

HOST_E_ABANDONED

An event was canceled while a blocked thread or fiber was waiting on it.

E_FAIL

An unknown catastrophic failure occurred. After a method returns E_FAIL, the CLR is no longer usable within the process. Subsequent calls to hosting methods return HOST_E_CLRNOTAVAILABLE.

E_INVALIDARG

A policy action cannot be set for the specified operation, or an invalid policy action was specified for the operation.

By default, the CLR throws an exception when it fails to allocate a resource such as memory. SetActionOnFailure allows the host to override this behavior by specifying the policy action to take upon failure. The following table shows the combinations of EClrFailure and EPolicyAction values that are supported. (The FAIL_ prefix is omitted from EClrFailure values.)

NonCriticalResource

CriticalResource

FatalRuntime

OrphanedLock

StackOverflow

AccessViolation

CodeContract

eNoAction

X

X

N/A

eThrowException

X

X

N/A

eAbortThread

X

X

N/A

X

eRudeAbortThread

X

X

N/A

X

eUnloadAppDomain

X

X

X

N/A

X

eRudeUnloadAppDomain

X

X

X

X

N/A

X

eExitProcess

X

X

X

X

N/A

X

eFastExitProcess

X

X

X

X

N/A

eRudeExitProcess

X

X

X

X

X

N/A

eDisableRuntime

X

X

X

X

X

N/A

Platforms: See .NET Framework System Requirements.

Header: MSCorEE.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.5, 3.0 SP1, 3.0, 2.0 SP1, 2.0

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