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How do I detect a No Persist Block

Posted By:      Posted Date: October 17, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Windows Application

I have a number of activities that schedule a persist activity when they execute.  This all works fine unless a user drops the activity inside a TransactionScope activity, or other activity that creates a nonPersistScope.

At execution time I get a "Persist activities cannot be contained within no persistence blocks" error, and am left with no choice but to teminate the workflow.

I'm happy for these activities to be dropped into a transaction scope, where I therefore don't need to persist.

So what I would like to do inside my Execute override is

if (context.CanPersist)
  context.ScheduleActivity(persist, OnPersistComplete, OnFaulted); 

However context.CanPersist doesn't exist, and I can't seem to find an alternative.

Is there such a method or alternative?

Jason Bolstad

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