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Waitable timer?

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hi all,

I want to create a waitable timer in C#. How do I do it? There is
Timer class and there is the WaitHandle class with WaitAny... methods.
But they dont seem to help. Basically iam looking for the C# version
of platform SDK's SetWaitableTimer

Thanks
Dinesh
Nov 15 '05 #1
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"Jackson Davis [MSFT]" <an*******@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message news:<B8**********************************@microso ft.com>...
Take a look at System.Threading.Timer and System.Threading.TimerCallback. TimerCallback executes on a threadpool
thread seperate from the thread that created the timer so you should
be able to use an AutoResetEvent or mutex to simulate a waitable
timer. That is, create the timer in one thread and block on a
synchronization object. In the timercallback, signal the sync object.
The example on MSDN at http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/de...classtopic.asp

Hope that helps

Jackson Davis [MSFT]


Thank you. Your comments helped.

- Dinesh
Nov 15 '05 #2

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