Re: ATL singleton

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Fri, 19 Sep 2008 18:54:07 -0400
Alexander Lamaison <> wrote:

On Fri, 19 Sep 2008 18:25:15 -0400, Igor Tandetnik wrote:

The connections are being stored via monikers in the ROT. Despite
the fact that we never Release() their pointers or Revoke() their
ROT tokens (this was going to be my next question - MSDN thinks
this is crucial), all the DLLs unload cleanly when I close the
 Explorer window! How can this happen? Shouldn't the outstanding
references to the connection COM objects should lock the server?

You said what you have is a "connection to a remote server". I
assumed that you literally have an interface pointer to an object
implemented in some out-of-proc server (possibly running on a
different machine). In which case, it's that server that's locked by
storing its pointer in the ROT, not your DLL (which acts as a
client, not as a server).

The connection isn't anything DCOMish. When I say a remote
connection, I really mean a local, inproc object that hold the client
end of an SFTP session.

Then just stick it in a global variable and be done with it. I thought
you needed something shared between processes. You lost me, I don't
understand your problem at all.
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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