Request for small bit of mentoring
speeddymon at gmail.com
Wed Apr 18 17:41:56 CDT 2007
On 4/18/07, Detlef Riekenberg <wine.dev at web.de> wrote:
> On Mo, 2007-04-16 at 16:44 -0500, Tom Spear wrote:
> > I took lines 196-197 and duplicated that,
> > changing HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE to HKEY_CURRENT_USER, and
> You can move most of the code from FetchUninstallInformation()
> to a seperate function and use the rootkey as Parameter.
I ended up creating a new patch that does something similar, while
keeping the FetchUninstallInformation function
> Did you already checked, what windows does with
> duplicate Programm names?
No, but I will do that in just a minute.
> More hints:
> lstrcpyW(key_app, PathUninstallW);
> lstrcatW(key_app, BackSlashW);
> p = key_app+lstrlenW(PathUninstallW)+1;
> Why not add the slash direct to PathUninstallW?
This was already part of the code that I copied. Why the original
author of this code did this, I have no clue and was wondering about
that as well.
> sizeOfSubKeyName = 255;
> Fixed numbers are not a good Idea (error-prone).
> This value is related to "WCHAR subKeyName;",
> but RegEnumKeyEx expect the max. size in TCHAR, including the
> terminating zero, so the correct value for sizeOfSubKeyName
> is 256.
> A nice, automatic way is:
> sizeOfSubKeyName = sizeof(subKeyName)/sizeof(subKeyName);
> Such a construct works independant from the type (WCHAR / CHAR)
> and the length of the String.
> All together looks like more than one Patch.
> By by ... Detlef
Like I said, I ended up rewriting the patch, and in so doing, created
a fairly large patch, because most of the functions had to be
rewritten to support an array being passed as a parameter. The 2nd
patch actually will have to be changed a little more as well because I
didn't document anything, however I submitted it here for suggestions
so I could have a rough base to work with.
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