[Win32utils-devel] Replace DL with Windows-PR
Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Thu Jun 26 11:27:02 EDT 2008
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> From: win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org
> [mailto:win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of
> Luis Lavena
> Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:02 AM
> To: Development and ideas for win32utils projects
> Subject: [Win32utils-devel] Replace DL with Windows-PR
> Hello Guys,
> I'm was starring my screen for many hours before send this.
> This is a problem related to Capistrano Pageant interface
> witch rely on DL interfaces to communicate.
> The thing is this mechanism sometimes works, sometimes fail
> by unknown reasons and sometimes segfault.
> Tried different versions of Ruby from 1.8.5-p114 to
> 1.8.6-p114 with same results.
> The code in charge of this is located now in GitHub:
> When it fails?
> When you try to send two messages to the target window at the
> same time, which is basically the way to communicate with Pageant.
> This happens when you try to connect and authenticate to two
> or more servers at the same time.
> I tried sending a SMTO_BLOCK in SendMessageTimeout, all
> without success.
> Looks like there is a corruption of data before that, but
> that is making my eyes bleed. Even using Winspector to look
> at the messages and failed.
> Do you think that migration from DL to Windows-PR will help
> me pinpoint the bug? The code is not mine, but I'll love to
> fix this since it's annoying (sometimes works, sometimes it doesn't).
> Thanks in advance for pointer and suggestions how to tackle
> this problem.
Well, there's only one way to find out. :)
You could save yourself some effort by using win32-mmap, too. The only
function I noticed that you'll have to define yourself is
You can find FindWindow in the Windows::Window module. Note that I think
I'm going to reorganize that for 0.9.0 so that it's under the
Windows::Windowing:: namespace, because it seems like a better way to
organize the windowing related functions, e.g. Messages, Windows,
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