GCCollectionMode Enum

Definition

Specifies the behavior for a forced garbage collection.

public enum class GCCollectionMode
public enum GCCollectionMode
[System.Serializable]
public enum GCCollectionMode
type GCCollectionMode = 
[<System.Serializable>]
type GCCollectionMode = 
Public Enum GCCollectionMode
Inheritance
GCCollectionMode
Attributes

Fields

Default 0

The default setting for this enumeration, which is currently Forced.

Forced 1

Forces the garbage collection to occur immediately.

Optimized 2

Allows the garbage collector to determine whether the current time is optimal to reclaim objects.

Examples

The following example forces a garbage collection for generation 2 objects with the Optimized setting.

using System;

class Program
{
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
        GC.Collect(2, GCCollectionMode.Optimized);
    }
}
open System

GC.Collect(2, GCCollectionMode.Optimized)
Class Program

    Public Shared Sub Main()
        GC.Collect(2, GCCollectionMode.Optimized)
    End Sub
End Class

Remarks

Use the GC.Collect method overload to specify the GCCollectionMode value.

Applies to

See also