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Timeout.Infinite Field

A constant used to specify an infinite waiting period, for threading methods that accept an Int32 parameter.

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

public const int Infinite

For threading methods that accept a millisecondsTimeout parameter, such as Thread.Sleep(Int32) and Thread.Join(Int32), this value is used to suspend the thread indefinitely. However, in most cases, we recommend that you use other System.Threading classes such as Mutex, Monitor, EventWaitHandle, or Semaphore instead to sychronize threads or manage resources.

The value of this field is -1 (0xFFFFFFFF).

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0

Portable Class Library

Supported in: Portable Class Library

Supported in: Windows Phone 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1

Supported in: Windows Phone Silverlight 8
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