[PATCH] kernel32: GetPrivateProfileSectionNamesA error checking (Coverity)

Paul Vriens paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 09:14:15 CST 2010

On 01/06/2010 04:03 PM, Dan Kegel wrote:
> AJ wrote:
>> Marcus Meissner<marcus at jet.franken.de>  writes:
>>> buffer and size need to be either 0 at the same time or not,
>>> otherwise this breaks up. Windows is inconsistent (either crashes
>>> or returns invalids), so we can just add checking.
>> If Windows crashes we don't need extra checks. Just tell Coverity that
>> crashing is allowed here.
> If later versions of Windows return INVALID_PARAMETER,
> wouldn't it be ok for Wine to do so rather than crashing?
> In other words, isn't it ok to emulate the 'best' behaved
> version of windows in cases like this, rather than the 'worst'?
I could agree with that in general. This particular one crashes on all 
of the boxes at winetestbot though:


One unfortunate thing is of course that we would have a hard time fixing 
tests on boxes that would crash whereas newer ones don't.



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