Every time I call a C-function that uses arguments, I get an exception that causes Perl to quit.
What exception (what's the message you receive)? You need to investigate (maybe fire up Event Viewer, or a debugger).
You might need to make sure that your DLL is compiled with the -MD flag (or whatever perl -V:ccflags reports).
update: also, try enabling Win32::API::DEBUG and edit API.h and #define WIN32_API_DEBUG.
I did some testing, and I get a memory access violation in the perl dll,
and I've tracked it down to API.xs line 651 XSRETURN_IV(lReturn);.
It happens with Win32-API-0.41 and perl 5.8.4, 5.6.2, 5.8.7,
but not 5.8.6, go figure.
XSRETURN_IV comes from XSUB.h (official api).
You should solicit help from the author and the perl5-porters.
Here's the verbatim debug output
(XS)Win32::API::Call: params.t=1, .u=137
(XS)Win32::API::Call: parameter 0 (N) is 137
(XS)Win32::API::Call: Calling ApiFunctionInteger()
(XS)Win32::API::Call: ApiFunctionInteger returned 138
(XS)Win32::API::Call: freeing memory...
(XS)Win32::API::Call: returning to caller.
(XS)Win32::API::Call: returning 138.
|MJD says "you can't just make shit up and expect the computer to know what you mean, retardo!"|
|I run a Win32 PPM repository for perl 5.6.x and 5.8.x -- I take requests (README).|
|** The third rule of perl club is a statement of fact: pod is sexy.|
Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
Please read these before you post! —
Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
Outside of code tags, you may need to use entities for some characters:
- a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
| & || & |
| < || < |
| > || > |
| [ || [ |
| ] || ] ||