kernel32 console bug?

Robert Reif reif at
Wed Dec 20 06:42:12 CST 2006

Eric Pouech wrote:

> if you move the test() call a couple of lines below, when the console 
> is actually created, it should work.
> for the actual program to run, you should use wineconsole.
> A+
> 2006/12/20, Robert Reif <reif at <mailto:reif at>>:
>     I get an error when running a windows console program on wine.  It
>     appears that in wine, GetStdHandle(STD_INPUT_HANDLE) doesn't return a
>     handle to a console so GetConsoleMode() on that handle fails.  The
>     actual programs that fail are at:
> -- 
> Eric Pouech 

Would it be possible for wine to output a warning that this type of 
program must be run using wineconsole?

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