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SemaphoreSlim.Wait Method (TimeSpan)

.NET Framework (current version)
 
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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)

public bool Wait(
	TimeSpan timeout
)

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.

Exception Condition
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.

If a thread or task is able to enter the semaphore, it decrements the CurrentCount property by one.

If a thread or task is blocked when calling Wait(TimeSpan) and the time-out interval specified by timeout expires, the thread or task doesn’t enter the semaphore, and the CurrentCount property isn’t decremented.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 8
.NET Framework
Available since 4.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1
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