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Read Method (IntPtr)

Volatile.Read Method (IntPtr)

.NET Framework 4.6 and 4.5

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.

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

public static IntPtr Read(
	ref IntPtr location
)

Parameters

location
Type: System.IntPtr

The field to read.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr
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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5

.NET for Windows Phone apps

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