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Wait Method (Int32)

SemaphoreSlim.Wait Method (Int32)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

Blocks the current thread until it can enter the SemaphoreSlim, using a 32-bit signed integer that specifies the timeout.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assemblies:   mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
  System.Threading (in System.Threading.dll)

public bool Wait(
	int millisecondsTimeout
)

Parameters

millisecondsTimeout
Type: System.Int32

The number of milliseconds to wait, or Infinite(-1) to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the current thread successfully entered the SemaphoreSlim; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

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

If a thread or task is able to enter the semaphore, it decrements the CurrentCount property by one.

If a thread or task is blocked when calling Wait(Int32), and the time-out interval specified by millisecondsTimeout expires, the thread or task doesn’t enter the semaphore, and the CurrentCount property isn’t decremented.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

.NET for Windows Phone apps

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1, Windows Phone Silverlight 8

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library
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