RESEND [wininet]add implementation of few more options

Vijay Kiran Kamuju infyquest at
Tue Nov 8 23:14:10 CST 2005

I tried in test program initilizing the length varaible like
DWORD len=0;
Then its giving me garbage, didnt try other possibilities.

On 11/9/05, James Hawkins <truiken at> wrote:
> On 11/9/05, Vijay Kiran Kamuju <infyquest at> wrote:
> >
> > In your third suggestion, you asked me not to set to 0, if set to
> > 0xdeadbeef, that means i have to check for 0xdeadbeef. :(. when does
> > API set its error to 0, what might be the cases generally.
> >
> You have to set the last error to a crazy value like 0xdeadbeef,
> because if you set the last error to something like 0, which is a
> possible error, there's always the possibility that wine will regress
> or a new version of the windows api might return 0 and you would never
> know.  That's why you have to set the last error to a value that can't
> possibly be a result of GetLastError so you always know when the value
> changes and when it doesn't.
> >
> > In your Last suggestion if i initialize the length variable in the
> > tests, the native simply gives garbage, thats inorder to make the test
> > pass.
> >
> Sounds like you need to add more tests then so you can understand the
> behavior of the function better.  For what values of the length
> variable does native give garbage?  I can't imagine an api that only
> works when one of the parameters is uninitialized.
> --
> James Hawkins

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