BinaryReader.Dispose Method (Boolean)

Called by the Dispose method and finalizer to release the managed and unmanaged resources used by the current instance of the BinaryReader class.

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

'Declaration
Protected Overridable Sub Dispose ( _
	disposing As Boolean _
)

Parameters

disposing
Type: System.Boolean
true to release managed and unmanaged resources; false to release only unmanaged resources.

This method is called only by the public Dispose method and finalizer; do not call this method directly.

When you implement the dispose pattern, the BinaryReader.Dispose(Boolean) method should be used as follows:

  • The BinaryReader.Dispose method of the current object should call BinaryReader.Dispose(Boolean) with the Boolean parameter set to true to release both managed and unmanaged resources.

  • The finalizer of the current object should call BinaryReader.Dispose(Boolean) with the Boolean parameter set to false to release only unmanaged resources.

Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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