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Re: [platform-swt-dev] OLE capabilities in SWT

Hi Felipe,

>> 1.b Enter a bug
> https://bugs.eclipse.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=318942

>> 1.c Can you create a OleAutomation using the constructor that takes a
>> string ?
> I can with my modified code. But creating an OleAutomation spawns the
> process while what I need is to connect to a running instance.

I just opened a bug for this:

I also figured how to tweak your suggestion to make it work but still,
it lacks the fact of not automatically creating an instance if not
running and is only applicable to Excel. I wrote the details in the
aforementioned bug.

>> Provide that the patch is good and doesn't break anything we should be
>> able to include it for 3.7

I am still fiddling with the patch because I am not very familair with
how SafeArray stores its data. The original author does not remember
much so I will probably have to spend more time on it. I'll update the
bug report if I get anything...