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Debugger.NotifyOfCrossThreadDependency Method

Notifies a debugger that execution is about to enter a path that involves a cross-thread dependency.

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

public static void NotifyOfCrossThreadDependency()

Debuggers must specifically enable callbacks that they wish to receive. A debugger that wants to receive cross-thread dependency callbacks must call the ICorDebugProcess3::SetEnableCustomNotification method.

A debugger that has selected NotifyOfCrossThreadDependency can take appropriate action upon notification. For example, performing a function evaluation typically requires freezing all threads except for the thread that is performing the evaluation. If the function evaluation requires execution on more than one thread, as might occur in remoting scenarios, the evaluation will block. The NotifyOfCrossThreadDependency notification informs the debugger that it has to release a thread or abort the function evaluation. The notification is subject to collection after this method returns.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.