SpinLock Constructor (Boolean)

.NET Framework (current version)

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Initializes a new instance of the SpinLock structure with the option to track thread IDs to improve debugging.

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

public SpinLock(
	bool enableThreadOwnerTracking


Type: System.Boolean

Whether to capture and use thread IDs for debugging purposes.

The default constructor for SpinLock tracks thread ownership.

The following example demonstrates how a SpinLock may be used.

// C#
public class MyType
    private SpinLock _spinLock = new SpinLock();

    public void DoWork()
        bool lockTaken = false; 
           _spinLock.Enter(ref lockTaken);
           // do work here protected by the lock
            if (lockTaken) _spinLock.Exit();
' Visual Basic

Class MyType
   Private _spinLock As New SpinLock()

   Public Sub DoWork()
      Dim lockTaken As Boolean = False
         ' do work here protected by the lock
         If lockTaken Then _spinLock.Exit()
      End Try
   End Sub
End Class

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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