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SynchronizationContext.WaitHelper Method

Helper function that waits for any or all the elements in the specified array to receive a signal.

This API is not CLS-compliant. The CLS-compliant alternative is WaitAll.

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

[CLSCompliantAttribute(false)]
protected static int WaitHelper(
	IntPtr[] waitHandles,
	bool waitAll,
	int millisecondsTimeout
)

Parameters

waitHandles
Type: System.IntPtr[]

An array of type IntPtr that contains the native operating system handles.

waitAll
Type: System.Boolean

true to wait for all handles; false to wait for any handle.

millisecondsTimeout
Type: System.Int32

The number of milliseconds to wait, or Timeout.Infinite (-1) to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The array index of the object that satisfied the wait.

WaitHelper is a declaration for an unmanaged external helper function. WaitHelper is called by the Wait method to wait for a signal for the specified operating system handles.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    Requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

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