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WaitHandle.IDisposable.Dispose Method

This API supports the .NET Framework infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

Releases all resources used by the WaitHandle.

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

void IDisposable.Dispose()



This is an explicit interface implementation. It can only be called by casting (in C#) or converting (in Visual Basic) a WaitHandle object to an IDisposable interface object. Instead, you should call the Close or the Dispose method.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 3.5 SP1

XNA Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0, 1.0
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