23 November 2005

Wild card registering COM dlls

When developing a COM based application sometimes it’s sometimes useful to register all the DLLs/OCX at once.
From a command prompt

This will try to register all dll’s even if they are not COM dlls. This is fine as the registration will fail silently.You can change the above command to register COM servers eg

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David Connell is a Software Developer who led the team that created the SQL Data Generator at Red-Gate. Before then, he led the 'SQL Toolbelt' installer and the SQL Doc team, and before that worked in the SQL Bundle 5.0 team. He was previously a Senior Software engineer at Pi Research. In his spare time David Connell develops other software packages with a Dutch Company, Thermimport Quality Control.

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