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RE: [jasspa] NT4 issue and patch

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  • Phillips, Steven
    This problem was also experienced by a Win98 user so I am glad there is a work around. I ll try to incorporate this into the next release, Thanks for the info,
    Message 1 of 2 , Oct 5, 2004
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      This problem was also experienced by a Win98 user so I am glad there is a work around. I'll try to incorporate this into the next release,

      Thanks for the info,

      Steve

      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Pierre Gaston [mailto:pgas@...]
      > Sent: Tuesday, October 05, 2004 4:18 PM
      > To: jasspa@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [jasspa] NT4 issue and patch
      >
      >
      >
      > On NT4 sp6 me could not start. A message box states:
      > "The procedure entry point SHGetSpecialFolderPathA could not
      > be located
      > in the dynamic link library SHELL32.dll"
      >
      > This is due to the call to SHGetSpecialFolderPath in winterm.c. This
      > function is available in shell32.dll v 4.71 or later
      > It seems that the only way to have this version of the dll on
      > NT is to
      > install IE4 (which is not available anymore).
      >
      > I tried a patch according shamelessly copying what is saw there:
      > http://bonsai.mozilla.org/cvsview2.cgi?diff_mode=context&white
      > space_mode=show&subdir=mozilla/modules/libpr0n/decoders/icon/w
      > in&command=DIFF_FRAMESET&file=nsIconChannel.cpp&rev1=1.36&rev2
      > =1.37&root=/cvsroot
      >
      > It seems to work (copmiled with borland) though I'm not a win32
      > programmer (nor hacker) so ......
      >
      > 5373c5373
      > <
      > ---
      > > LPITEMIDLIST idList;
      > 5373a5374
      > >
      > 5396,5398c5397,5399
      > <
      > if((SHGetSpecialFolderPath(NULL,appDataBuff,CSIDL_APPDATA,FALSE)
      > != NOERROR) &&
      > < (appDataBuff[0] != '\0'))
      > < appData = appDataBuff ;
      > ---
      > > if(SHGetSpecialFolderLocation(NULL,CSIDL_APPDATA,&idList) ==
      > NOERROR)
      > > SHGetPathFromIDList(idList, appDataBuff);
      > > if (appDataBuff[0] != '\0')
      > 5398a5400
      > > appData = appDataBuff ;
      >
      >
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