Barrier.AddParticipant Method ()

.NET Framework (current version)

Notifies the Barrier that there will be an additional participant.

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

public long AddParticipant()

Return Value

Type: System.Int64

The phase number of the barrier in which the new participants will first participate.

Exception Condition

The current instance has already been disposed.


Adding a participant would cause the barrier's participant count to exceed 32,767.


The method was invoked from within a post-phase action.

If the barrier is currently executing a post phase action, this call is blocked until the post phase action completes and the barrier has moved on to the next phase.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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