Re: Global interface table release issue

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Sun, 10 Aug 2008 22:10:05 -0400
"George" <> wrote in message

I will treat it as a normal COM object. My question is, when will the
reference count to GIT table is increased? I can not find any document
mentions this point.

You obtain IGlobalInterfaceTable pointer with CoCreateInstance. As with
any other interface, CoCreateInstance returns an AddRef'ed pointer.

Only when we create GIT the reference count is increased (no matter
whether 1st time create in the process or not, all will increase
reference count)?

I'm not sure I understand the question. Whenever you call
CoCreateInstance to obtain an interface pointer (GIT or otherwise), you
have to call Release() on this pointer eventually. GIT is no special in
this regard.
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