how to connect to com object "outside" from wine?

maman yonatan yonatan_maman at
Sun Feb 22 15:05:22 CST 2004

so if I understand you properly, you say that there is
no way doing from _outside_ of wine (no matter what
kind of com object I have), is that correct?

--- Boaz Harrosh <boaz at> wrote:
> maman yonatan wrote:
> >my question is there any way to write a client on
> the
> >native (Linux) using g++ and activation the com
> >object?
> >
> >  
> >
> Currently only a Winelib-App can do that look at 
> for
> what that is.
> How ever if you're client is written in ATL or MFC
> than that is a 
> different problem and it will be harder to do.
> >does it make a difference if the com object id a
> dll,
> >exe, or ocx ?
> >
> ocx is Just a special case of dll. exe is what is
> called an 
> out-of-processs server. It is heavier and slower but
> has the advantage 
> of being able to be single-tone (all clients call on
> one server). Both 
> types are supported under wine.
> Free Life
> Boaz

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