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SafeHandle Members

Represents a wrapper class for operating system handles. This class must be inherited.

The SafeHandle type exposes the following members.

Protected method SafeHandle Initializes a new instance of the SafeHandle class with the specified invalid handle value.

Public method Close Marks the handle for releasing and freeing resources.
Public method DangerousAddRef Manually increments the reference counter on SafeHandle instances.
Public method DangerousGetHandle Returns the value of the handle field.
Public method DangerousRelease Manually decrements the reference counter on a SafeHandle instance.
Public method Dispose Overloaded. Releases the resources used by the SafeHandle class.
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Frees all resources associated with the handle. (Overrides CriticalFinalizerObject.Finalize().)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method ReleaseHandle When overridden in a derived class, executes the code required to free the handle.
Protected method SetHandle Sets the handle to the specified pre-existing handle.
Public method SetHandleAsInvalid Marks a handle as no longer used.
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

Protected field handle Specifies the handle to be wrapped.

Public property IsClosed Gets a value indicating whether the handle is closed.
Public property IsInvalid When overridden in a derived class, gets a value indicating whether the handle value is invalid.