NCrypt Handle. Release Handle Method
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Releases a handle used by a Cryptography Next Generation (CNG) object.
This API supports the product infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.
protected: override bool ReleaseHandle();
protected override bool ReleaseHandle ();
override this.ReleaseHandle : unit -> bool
Protected Overrides Function ReleaseHandle () As Boolean
true if the handle is released successfully; otherwise,
Similar to duplication, releasing a handle performs different operations based upon the state of the handle.
An instance that was constructed with a parentHandle value will only call DangerousRelease on the parentHandle object. Otherwise, the behavior is dictated by the ownership state.
- Owner - Simply calls the release P/Invoke method.
- Duplicate - Decrements the reference count of the current holder.
- Holder - Calls the release P/Invoke. Note that ReleaseHandle on a holder implies a reference count of zero.