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SHGetMalloc not compiling

I am using Delphi 3. The following code is not compiling. It gives the error 'Actual and formal parameters are different. What is the problem?

  Var
    alloc: IMalloc;
  Begin
    If Succeeded(SHGetMalloc(alloc)) Then Begin

I am using Delphi 3. I got the above code from a sample which is supposed to work. I have included ole2 unit.

Please help.
Sanjay
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skanade
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BigRatCommented:
Dosn't this procedure need as the first parameter dwMemContext (Longint) like the coGetMalloc equivalent procedure?
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ronit051397Commented:
uses shlobj, activex;
.
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var  alloc: IMAlloc;
begin
  if ShGetMalloc( alloc)=NOERROR then...
end;

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skanadeAuthor Commented:
Thanks! It worked. The real problem was that I used ole2 unit instead of activex. When I changed uses to use activex, my code worked as well. BTW, in the sample code, after calling Free on a Pidl, it calls Release as well:

      alloc.Free(pidl);
    {$IFNDEF VER100}
      alloc.Release;
    {$ENDIF}

Is a call to release necessary?

Thanks,
Sanjay
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ronit051397Commented:
As far as I know you don't need this in D3. From Delphi's help file:
"...
VER100      Always defined, indicating that this is version 10.0 of the Object Pascal compiler. Each version has corresponding predefined symbols; for example, version 10.1 would have VER101 defined, version 10.5 would have VER105 defined, and so on..."
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