Wait Method (TimeSpan)

SemaphoreSlim.Wait Method (TimeSpan)

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

Blocks the current thread until it can enter the SemaphoreSlim, using a TimeSpan to specify the timeout.

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

'Declaration
Public Function Wait ( _
	timeout As TimeSpan _
) As Boolean

Parameters

timeout
Type: System.TimeSpan
A TimeSpan that represents the number of milliseconds to wait, or a TimeSpan that represents -1 milliseconds to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the current thread successfully entered the SemaphoreSlim; otherwise, false.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentOutOfRangeException

timeout is a negative number other than -1 milliseconds, which represents an infinite time-out -or- timeout is greater than MaxValue.

ObjectDisposedException

The semaphoreSlim instance has been disposed.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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