SignalNotifier.AttachToSemaphore(String, SignalHandler, TimeSpan) method

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Attaches a SignalHandler delegate to a named semaphore and specifies a timeout value. The delegated method will run when the named semaphore is signaled, or if the time span elapses before the semaphore reaches a signaled state.

Syntax


Public Shared Function AttachToSemaphore(
  name As String,  
  handler As SignalHandler,  
  timeout As TimeSpan 
) As SignalNotifier

Parameters

name

Type: System.String [.NET] | Platform::String [C++]

Names the semaphore that signals the method to run.

handler

Type: SignalHandler

Indicates the delegate that will run in response to the named semaphore entering the signaled state.

timeout

Type: System.TimeSpan [.NET] | Windows::Foundation::TimeSpan [C++]

Indicates the amount of time to continue waiting for the named semaphore before running the delegate.

Return value

Type: SignalNotifier

The resulting SignalNotifier object.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.System.Threading.Core
Windows::System::Threading::Core [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

SignalNotifier
AttachToSemaphore(String, SignalHandler)

 

 

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