Volatile.Read Method (UInt64)

.NET Framework (current version)

Reads the value of the specified field. On systems that require it, inserts a memory barrier that prevents the processor from reordering memory operations as follows: If a read or write appears after this method in the code, the processor cannot move it before this method.

This API is not CLS-compliant.

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

public static ulong Read(
	ref ulong location


Type: System.UInt64

The field to read.

Return Value

Type: System.UInt64

The value that was read. This value is the latest written by any processor in the computer, regardless of the number of processors or the state of processor cache.

For more information, see the Volatile class.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.5
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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