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Timeout.Infinite Field


A constant used to specify an infinite waiting period, for threading methods that accept an Int32 parameter.

public: int Infinite = -1;
public const int Infinite = -1;
val mutable Infinite : int
Public Const Infinite As Integer  = -1

Field Value

Value = -1


For threading methods that accept a millisecondsTimeout parameter, such as Thread.Sleep(Int32) and Thread.Join(Int32), this value is used to suspend the thread indefinitely. However, in most cases, we recommend that you use other System.Threading classes, such as Mutex, Monitor, EventWaitHandle, or Semaphore instead, to synchronize threads or manage resources.

The value of this field is -1 (0xFFFFFFFF).

Applies to