[Win32utils-devel] PathFindExtension and wide strings

Berger, Daniel Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Mon Nov 10 17:29:39 EST 2008


Hi,

What's happening here?

require 'windows/path'
require 'windows/unicode'

include Windows::Path
include Windows::Unicode
   
file_a = 'bar.txt'
file_w = multi_to_wide(file_a)

p PathFindExtensionA(file_a) # '.txt' => OK
p PathFindExtensionW(file_w) # '.'    => WRONG

Is Ruby chopping the result because of an embedding null? How do we deal
with it?

Thanks,

Dan


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