EScript Issue With Pass By Reference In ST Engine EScript On

(Doc ID 1988127.1)

Last updated on MARCH 02, 2017

Applies to:

Siebel Tools - Version SIA [23030] and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


On : SIA [23030] version, Siebel VB / eScript / COM

In Siebel 7.5 A non-primitive was allways passed by reference, and the pointer could be replaced eg passing in a propertyset, and replacing that reference with a copy of a propertyset in the called function worked - the propertyset in the calling function changed.
In Siebel 7.5 passing a primitive by reference requires using the & token. This does not work in Siebel 8

Passing property set by reference should work in Siebel 8 the same way it worked in 7.5

The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
Passing property set to a function and work on it in the function.
The original property set is not getting updated.


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