GCLargeObjectHeapCompactionMode Enumeration

.NET Framework 4.5

[Supported in the .NET Framework 4.5.1 and later versions]

Indicates whether the next blocking garbage collection compacts the large object heap (LOH).

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

[SerializableAttribute]
public enum GCLargeObjectHeapCompactionMode

Member nameDescription
CompactOnceThe large object heap (LOH) will be compacted during the next blocking generation 2 garbage collection.
DefaultThe large object heap (LOH) is not compacted.

The value of the GCSettings.LargeObjectHeapCompactionMode property is a member of the GCLargeObjectHeapCompactionMode enumeration that indicates whether the next full blocking garbage collection also compacts the large object heap (LOH). By default, the LOH is not compacted. A value of CompactOnce indicates that the blocking garbage collection will compact the LOH. After the garbage collection, the value of the GCSettings.LargeObjectHeapCompactionMode property reverts to Default.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5.1
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