WaitAsync Method (Int32)

SemaphoreSlim.WaitAsync Method (Int32)

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

Asynchronously waits to enter the SemaphoreSlim, using a 32-bit signed integer to measure the time interval.

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

Public Function WaitAsync ( _
	millisecondsTimeout As Integer _
) As Task(Of Boolean)


Type: System.Int32
The number of milliseconds to wait, or Infinite (-1) to wait indefinitely.

Return Value

Type: System.Threading.Tasks.Task(Of Boolean)
A task that will complete with a result of true if the current thread successfully entered the SemaphoreSlim, otherwise with a result of false.


The current instance has already been disposed.


millisecondsTimeout is a negative number other than -1, which represents an infinite time-out.

Windows Phone OS

Supported in: 8.1, 8.0

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