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SemaphoreSlim.WaitAsync Method (TimeSpan)

April 12, 2014

Asynchronously waits to enter the SemaphoreSlim, using a TimeSpan to measure the time interval.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
public Task<bool> WaitAsync(
	TimeSpan timeout
)

Parameters

timeout
Type: System.TimeSpan
A TimeSpan that represents the number of milliseconds to wait, or a TimeSpan that represents -1 milliseconds to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task<Boolean>
A task that will complete with a result of true if the current thread successfully entered the SemaphoreSlim, otherwise with a result of false.
ExceptionCondition
ObjectDisposedException

The current instance has already been disposed.

ArgumentOutOfRangeException

millisecondsTimeout is a negative number other than -1, which represents an infinite time-out

-or-

timeout is greater than MaxValue.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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