[Wine] Re: Problem with strings in Delphi Program
y.glodt at sitasoftware.lu
Thu Oct 27 04:49:42 CDT 2005
On Thursday 27 October 2005 11:40, Jonathan Ernst wrote:
Hi and thanks for the fast answer
> What version of Wine are you using ?
I am using version 20050930 from debian sid, and I am currently checking out
cvs and will compile it to see if I can reproduce the problem...
> If you are using Wine 0.9 you should report this bug in bugzilla with
> preferably a small test app (source and binary) and it would be fixed
> faster I think.
If I can still reproduce it I will do so...
thanks and best regards,
> Le jeudi 27 octobre 2005 à 09:42 +0200, Yves Glodt a écrit :
> > Hello,
> > I tried to run a program written in Delphi in wine and it ran quite
> > perfectly, but sadly there was one important detail that made using it
> > impossible...
> > It seems that wine has a problem with the text inputs (edits). They are
> > "string" datatypes (8 bit ansi string), and not null terminated.
> > The problem was showing itself e.g. at the login form of the program.
> > The password I typed had 4 characters, but wine added some characters to
> > the end of the 4 chars, which seemed to come from other strings in the
> > form. To be more wordy:
> > The form has 2 labels (user and pass) and 2 string fields:
> > User: _____
> > Pass: _____
> > We added a writeln that printed out the typed password on the
> > commandline, and saw that my password (which was "test") was printed as
> > "testPass".
> > The characters added at the end of the string seemed to change randomly,
> > but often came from other strings found in the program...
> > What could I do to resolve this problem?
> > Thanks and best regards,
> > Yves
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