[PATCH] Add undocumented function to unify MultiByteToWideChar conversation

Marcus Meissner marcus at jet.franken.de
Thu Apr 28 02:25:23 CDT 2011

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 09:03:51AM +0200, Alexey Fisher wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 28.04.2011, 10:49 +0400 schrieb Nikolay Sivov:
> > On 4/28/2011 10:45, Alexey Fisher wrote:
> > > MultiByteToWideChar are called directly only from one function. All other
> > > colls in comctl32 go thrue this function.
> > 
> > > It was recovered with from dissassambled code.
> > This is not allowed in Wine development. All you can use is tests, but 
> > after this patch you're most likely banned (from comctl32 changes at least).
> Ouch... bad start.
> Hmm... but this code is present in wine-comctl32, it just spread in
> different parts.

We do not need to follow the original comctl32 bytewise.

You will find however functions called "head_strdupA2W" occasionaly

eg. dlls/wininet/internet.h:heap_strdupWtoA()
and heap_strdupAtoW()

if you need to factor out such common tasks as string allocation + conversion.

Ciao, Marcus

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