[Win32utils-devel] Need a little help with the pure Rubywin32-eventlog
Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Wed May 17 14:06:45 EDT 2006
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> Heesob Park
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> Subject: Re: [Win32utils-devel] Need a little help with the
> pure Rubywin32-eventlog
> 2006/5/17, Daniel Berger <djberg96 at gmail.com>:
> > Hi all,
> > I'm working on the EventLog#read method for the pure Ruby
> version of
> > win32-eventlog, but I'm stuck on the get_description private method.
> > Here are the problems:
> > * I don't think I'm advancing the EVENTLOGRECORD properly between
> > iterations. Take a look at the end of the "while dwread >
> 0" loop. I
> > get some records, but not all of them.
> > * I'm not sure how to properly populate or pack/unpack the va_list,
> > which is later passed to the FormatMessage() function.
> > Please take a look.
> > Thanks,
> > Dan
> Here is the patch:
Thanks. That mostly seems to work. However, I'm hitting a segfault
after a few records. As far as I can tell this happens when +buf+ is
empty, but I'm not positive that's the culprit.
I also noticed that FormatMessage's parameter list is defined as
'LPLLPLP' in error.rb (from windows-pr). Thinking that might be the
culprit I tried changing the second param to 'L', but that didn't seem
to have any effect.
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