Chris Lyon's WebLog

Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The GC

March, 2005

  • Chris Lyon's WebLog

    The Truth About GCHandles

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    I've heard several people asking why GCHandle doesn't implement IDisposable, considering it wraps an unmanaged resource (a handle) and needs to be explicitly freed (using GCHandle.Free()). Before I explain the reason, I want to give a little background...
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    Brian Talks About SafeHandles

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    A great post on the BCL Team Blog by Brian Grunkmeyer about SafeHandles . He explains in-depth the topic I brought up ago a few posts ago about mitigating race conditions with the finalizer. Definitely worth a read.
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