Release Method
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SemaphoreSlim.Release Method

[ This article is for Windows Phone 8 developers. If you’re developing for Windows 10, see the latest documentation. ]

Exits the SemaphoreSlim once.

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

public int Release()

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The previous count of the SemaphoreSlim.


The current instance has already been disposed.


The SemaphoreSlim has already reached its maximum size.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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