Re: How to debug DllRegisterServer() in COM?

"Alexander Nickolov" <>
Mon, 11 Dec 2006 11:15:29 -0800
Sanity check - did you build in Debug configuration?

Alexander Nickolov
Microsoft MVP [VC], MCSD

<> wrote in message
Thanks Martin. I have done your befor I posted here. But I can not step
into the breakpoints,that's why ask this question. When I press F5 in
VS2005,it always show"...dll registerserver suceess". I don't know why
these breakpoints don't make sense.
"Aston Martin ??????

in studio go to project properties -> Configuration properties ->
Debugging -> Command
set this fields value to regsvr32.exe and give $(TargetPath) as its
argument. break into you DllRegisterServer()

or else put some blocking call in DllRegisterServer() (e.g. u can use
CRT's getch()) and issue this on command line
regsvr32 <your_component_name>
this will call DllRegisterServer() and it will wait on getch() this
will give u time to atach a debugger.
happy debugging....

On Dec 10, 6:47 pm, "" <> wrote:

Hello All,

I am a little new in COM.I have gotten a problem about COM dll
register. I want to set breakpoints in DllRegisterServer fuction and
debug it, but I can not do it even I set the debug entry to regsvr32
and necessary command arguments in VS2005. I mean I can not enter the
funtion with these breakpoints.

Does anybody has this experience?

Thanks in advance.


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