ICLRTaskManager::SetLocale Method

Notifies the common language runtime (CLR) that the host has modified the value of the locale identifier (which maps to the geographical culture and language) on the currently executing task.


HRESULT SetLocale (  
    [in] LCID lcid  


[in] The locale identifier value that maps to the newly assigned geographical culture and language.

Return Value

HRESULT Description
S_OK The method returned successfully.
HOST_E_CLRNOTAVAILABLE The CLR has not been loaded into a process, or the CLR is in a state in which it cannot run managed code or process the call successfully.
HOST_E_TIMEOUT The call timed out.
HOST_E_NOT_OWNER The caller does not own the lock.
HOST_E_ABANDONED An event was canceled while a blocked thread or fiber was waiting on it.
E_FAIL An unknown catastrophic failure occurred. When a method returns E_FAIL, the CLR is no longer usable within the process. Subsequent calls to hosting methods return HOST_E_CLRNOTAVAILABLE.


SetLocale gives the host an opportunity to execute any mechanisms it might have for the synchronization of locales.


Platforms: See System Requirements.

Header: MSCorEE.h

Library: Included as a resource in MSCorEE.dll

.NET Framework Versions: Available since 2.0

See Also

ICLRTask Interface
ICLRTaskManager Interface
IHostTask Interface
IHostTaskManager Interface