DependentCloneOption Enumeration

Note: This enumeration is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Controls what kind of dependent transaction to create.

Namespace: System.Transactions
Assembly: System.Transactions (in system.transactions.dll)

Public Enumeration DependentCloneOption
Dim instance As DependentCloneOption

public enum DependentCloneOption
public enum DependentCloneOption

 Member nameDescription
BlockCommitUntilCompleteThe dependent transaction blocks the commit process of the transaction until the parent transaction times out, or Complete is called. In this case, additional work can be done on the transaction and new enlistments can be created. 
RollbackIfNotCompleteThe dependent transaction automatically aborts the transaction if Commit is called on the parent transaction before Complete is called. 

A dependent transaction can be obtained using the DependentClone method, with the DependentCloneOption parameter controlling what kind of dependent transaction to create. For more information on how this enumeration is used, see Managing Concurrency with DependentTransaction.

The following example shows you how to create a dependent transaction.

Public Shared Sub Main()
        Using scope As TransactionScope = New TransactionScope()

            'Perform transactional work here.

            'Queue work item
            ThreadPool.QueueUserWorkItem(AddressOf WorkerThread, Transaction.Current.DependentClone(DependentCloneOption.BlockCommitUntilComplete))

            'Display transaction information
            Console.WriteLine("Transaction information:")
            Console.WriteLine("ID:             {0}", Transaction.Current.TransactionInformation.LocalIdentifier)
            Console.WriteLine("status:         {0}", Transaction.Current.TransactionInformation.Status)
            Console.WriteLine("isolationlevel: {0}", Transaction.Current.IsolationLevel)

            'Call Complete on the TransactionScope based on console input
            Dim c As ConsoleKeyInfo
            While (True)

                Console.Write("Complete the transaction scope? [Y|N] ")
                c = Console.ReadKey()
                If (c.KeyChar = "Y") Or (c.KeyChar = "y") Then
                    Exit While
                ElseIf ((c.KeyChar = "N") Or (c.KeyChar = "n")) Then
                    Exit While
                End If
            End While
        End Using

    Catch ex As TransactionException
        Console.WriteLine("Cannot complete transaction")
    End Try
End Sub

Public Shared Sub WorkerThread(ByVal myTransaction As Object)

    'Create a DependentTransaction from the object passed to the WorkerThread
    Dim dTx As DependentTransaction
    dTx = CType(myTransaction, DependentTransaction)

    'Sleep for 1 second to force the worker thread to delay

    'Pass the DependentTransaction to the scope, so that work done in the scope becomes part of the transaction passed to the worker thread
    Using ts As TransactionScope = New TransactionScope(dTx)
        'Perform transactional work here.

        'Call complete on the transaction scope
    End Using

    'Call complete on the dependent transaction
End Sub

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0

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