[OLE #98] Re: By-pass RPC Runtime If Possible When Calling An
saulius2 at ar.fi.lt
Fri Aug 12 04:51:12 CDT 2005
* On Tue, 26 Jul 2005, Saulius Krasuckas wrote:
> * On Mon, 25 Jul 2005, Robert Shearman wrote:
> > * Saulius Krasuckas wrote:
> > > * The log message from  says:
> > >
> > > > By-pass the RPC runtime if possible when calling an STA by posting
> > > > a message directly to the apartment window for it to process.
> > > > Fixes a deadlock in InstallShield caused by having to create a
> > > > thread when freeing an object that comes from an STA apartment.
> > > > Added tests that fail without this fix.
> > >
> > > After the change  running ole32 marshal test makes the process
> > > unkillable on my winME.
> > That test needs to be completely removed then. I'm surprised the Win9x
> > implementation of COM differs so much from the WinNT version.
> The funny thing is that the test didn't fail on Win95 and Win98 !
> It does on *my* WinME. As I see no other WinME testers, I guess only my
> box' setup is at fault.
I was right. This happens due to the program, called FreeWheel . It
sets system-wide hook and plays with messages related to mouse wheel and
It comes with no src AFAIK, and the only way to "fix" this is to quit
FreeWheel.exe before I run winetest*.exe, I guess.
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