wstr vs ptr in spec files
ps at leissner.se
Thu Sep 12 10:05:21 CDT 2002
> When should I use wstr and when ptr for wide strings
> in the spec files functions specification?
> Looking at existing files I see that LPCWSTR type is
> usually mapped to wstr,
It should almost always map to wstr.
> but LPWSTR is sometimes mapped
> to ptr, sometimes to wstr.
As the general rule it depends on whether the
parameter is IN, OUT or IN/OUT.
PS. It is for debug messages. If the parameter is OUT
it might not be initialized as thus it should not
be printed as a string (in this case a wide string).
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