Stream.CreateWaitHandle Stream.CreateWaitHandle Stream.CreateWaitHandle Stream.CreateWaitHandle Method



This API is now obsolete.

Allocates a WaitHandle object.

 virtual System::Threading::WaitHandle ^ CreateWaitHandle();
[System.Obsolete("CreateWaitHandle will be removed eventually.  Please use "new ManualResetEvent(false)" instead.")]
protected virtual System.Threading.WaitHandle CreateWaitHandle ();
abstract member CreateWaitHandle : unit -> System.Threading.WaitHandle
override this.CreateWaitHandle : unit -> System.Threading.WaitHandle
Protected Overridable Function CreateWaitHandle () As WaitHandle


A reference to the allocated WaitHandle.


When called for the first time, the current method creates a WaitHandle object and returns it. On subsequent calls, CreateWaitHandle returns a reference to a new wait handle.

Use this method if you implement the asynchronous methods and require a way of blocking in EndRead or EndWrite until the asynchronous operation is complete.

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