Re: Unified Event Model and support for multithreaded usage

"Alexander Nickolov" <>
Fri, 16 Nov 2007 12:43:18 -0800
Heres the original post from 5 years ago (the bug originates
in VC 7.0, part of VS.NET 2002):

Alexander Nickolov
Microsoft MVP [VC], MCSD

"Boris" <> wrote in message

On Mon, 12 Nov 2007 22:56:24 +0100, Alexander Nickolov
<> wrote:

No, it's not this, and BTW, what kind of events did you expect in
ATL anyway? ATL has nothing to do with .NET - it's all native.

I was referring to Microsoft's distinction between COM events and native
events (native as events in standard C++ without COM).

The problem I'm talking about was with dispinterfaces and
mishandining the EXCEPINFO argument to IDispatch::Invoke
which ends up being leaked. E..g we are talking about __raise.

Do you have a link where I can read more about this memory leak? As I'm
not working on a commercial software but on a proof of concept I'm not
bothered too much for now. If there is a way to fix it easily I'd like to
hear though.


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