IHostSyncManager::CreateCrstWithSpinCount Method

Creates a critical section object with spin count for synchronization.

HRESULT CreateCrstWithSpinCount (
    [in]  DWORD dwSpinCount,
    [out] IHostCrst** ppCrst


[in] Specifies the spin count for the critical section object.


[out] A pointer to the address of an IHostCrst instance, or null if the critical section could not be created.




CreateCrstWithSpinCount returned successfully.


The common language runtime (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.


The call timed out.


The caller does not own the lock.


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


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


Not enough memory was available to create the requested critical section.

A spin count is used only on a multi-processor system. The spin count specifies the number of times a calling thread must spin before it performs a wait operation on a semaphore that is associated with an unavailable critical section. If the critical section becomes free during the spin operation, the calling thread avoids the wait operation. CreateCrstWithSpinCount mirrors the Win32 InitializeCriticalSectionAndSpinCount function.

Platforms: See .NET Framework System Requirements.

Header: MSCorEE.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: 4.5, 4, 3.5 SP1, 3.5, 3.0 SP1, 3.0, 2.0 SP1, 2.0

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