PATCH: wine_dbgstr_an()

Andreas Mohr andi at
Wed Oct 17 06:24:07 CDT 2001

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 10:58:01PM +0200, Johan Gill wrote:
> Relay tracing would crash if it came upon a function call with an invalid
> pointer as a parameter.

> +	return "(invalid)";

Hmm, is there any reason why you just return "(invalid)" ?

IMHO this can be very misleading, as some programs use strings such as
"invalid", "NOT_VALID" or whatever to have something to compare against
to check for a valid return.
Furthermore it doesn't indicate at all that this string content originates
from within wine due to an invalid function argument.
I'd use something like: "WINE RELAY: invalid string pointer !" or so.
And, even better, sprintf() the string pointer value into a static buffer
to be used as a replacement, so that the output of this buffer looks like:
"WINE RELAY: invalid string pointer 0x00045213 !".

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