[omniORB] Documentation of _retn() ... where
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 11:05:59 -0000
I'll get myself a copy of the corba 2.2 specs straight away.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Riddoch [SMTP:email@example.com]
> Sent: 26 March 1999 10:40
> To: Mark Howells
> Cc: 'omniORB List'
> Subject: Re: [omniORB] Documentation of _retn() ... where
> On Fri, 26 Mar 1999, Mark Howells wrote:
> > I'm sure this must be a FAQ.
> > Where can I find documentation of the _retn() method. I assume that
> this is
> > an omni specific feature as I've not found it in any of my references
> but it
> > also doesn't appear in the omni html or pdf docs ... at least not that I
> > find. Is there a manual somewhere I need to D/L?
> It is part of the CORBA 2.2 standard, and so is documented there. CORBA
> 2.2 adds the following members (or similar) to all T_var types:
> const T_ptr in() const;
> T_ptr& inout();
> T_ptr& out();
> T_ptr _retn();
> These correspond to passing arguments with in/inout/out mode, and
> returning a value. That is, _retn() returns the value being help by the
> _var, and the _var no longer manages the value. It will now contain the
> T::_nil() value.
> Hope that's clear.