Problem with explorer desktop and PAINT messages

Jesse Allen the3dfxdude at
Wed Apr 12 09:50:54 CDT 2006

On 4/11/06, Fabian Cenedese <Cenedese at> wrote:
> >Ok, I'm not sure about it waiting for that event. The call is
> >0009:Call kernel32.WaitForSingleObject(00000048,ffffffff) ret=00401c00
> >
> >Anyway I wrote a test app, showwindow.c.  It is available on
> > . The relay log is there too. The test app tries
> >to mimic the calls I see.  I tested under wine and it does hang. I
> >will see about windows.
> I don't know if I did it right. I created an empty Win32 application with
> VC6, added your file, added an #include <stdio.h> for printf and
> compiled it successfully. Upon running a window shortly flashes
> up and the program ends, but no messages are printed to the
> command window.
> Most important thing I guess is that it didn't hang.

Yes, it is ok.  I guess windows' default printf output is something
equivelent to /dev/null.  Just redirect it to a file and you'll see
it.  Try it on wine and you'll see the hang.

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