Control.MailboxProcessor<'Msg> Constructor (F#)

Creates an agent.

Namespace/Module Path: Microsoft.FSharp.Control

Assembly: FSharp.Core (in FSharp.Core.dll)

// Signature:
new MailboxProcessor : (MailboxProcessor<'Msg> -> Async<unit>) * ?CancellationToken -> MailboxProcessor<'Msg>

// Usage:
new MailboxProcessor (body)
new MailboxProcessor (body, cancellationToken = cancellationToken)


Return Value

The created MailboxProcessor.


The body function is used to generate the asynchronous computation executed by the agent. This function is not executed until Start is called.


Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008 R2

Version Information

F# Core Library Versions

Supported in: 2.0, 4.0, Portable

See Also


Control.MailboxProcessor<'Msg> Class (F#)

Microsoft.FSharp.Control Namespace (F#)