SyncRoot Property

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Gets an object that can be used to synchronize access to the Stack.

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

public:
virtual property Object^ SyncRoot {
	Object^ get ();
}

Property Value

Type: System..::..Object
An Object that can be used to synchronize access to the Stack.

Implements

ICollection..::..SyncRoot

To create a synchronized version of the Stack, use the Synchronized method. However, derived classes can provide their own synchronized version of the Stack using the SyncRoot property. The synchronizing code must perform operations on the SyncRoot of the Stack, not directly on the Stack. This ensures proper operation of collections that are derived from other objects. Specifically, it maintains proper synchronization with other threads that might be simultaneously modifying the Stack object.

Enumerating through a collection is intrinsically not a thread-safe procedure. Even when a collection is synchronized, other threads can still modify the collection, which causes the enumerator to throw an exception. To guarantee thread safety during enumeration, you can either lock the collection during the entire enumeration or catch the exceptions resulting from changes made by other threads.

Retrieving the value of this property is an O(1) operation.

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