Error in external
jc at spl21.net
Tue Feb 13 11:05:41 EST 2007
Thanks for the replies, T & J. I'll be on a windows machine later
today, so I'll check it out - I can also post the code.
J. Landman Gay wrote:
> John Craig wrote:
>> I wrote a small external a while back after Mark Waddington's
>> newsletter article. The external seems to work fine most of the
>> time, but every once in a while throws an error.
>> The variable watcher tells me that the temp vars that were set prior
>> to calling the external function have mysteriously emptied. Has
>> anyone else experienced anything similar with externals?
>> (WindowsXP, Rev. 2.7.4 , VC++ )
> Tech support received a report last week that the article in the
> newsletter had reversed two parameters in external.c. Two functions
> have their first two parameters interchanged (p_name and p_group).
> This was verified last week and a correction is supposed to be made to
> the article. But in the mean time, if you are using either of those
> two functions, the error may be due to that reason.
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