GC.GetGeneration Method (WeakReference)


Returns the current generation number of the target of a specified weak reference.

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

static member GetGeneration : 
        wo:WeakReference -> int


Type: System.WeakReference

A WeakReference that refers to the target object whose generation number is to be determined.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

The current generation number of the target of wo.

Exception Condition

Garbage collection has already been performed on wo.

The following example demonstrates the use of the GetGeneration method to determine the age of a weak reference object.

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.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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