Problems on accessing Windows network resources

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jul 14 18:03:00 GMT 2003

On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 01:32:56PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> After researching the issue, all cygwin routines I could find (not
> only those ntsec related) initialize their handles to NULL, except
> subauth() and create_token(). Those exceptions make sense because 
> those two must return INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE on error.
> The patch itself avoids initializing any handle (avoiding ambiguity), 
> except the usual automatic initialization to 0 of the cygheap stuff.  
> Do you want my patch anyway (reverting what you have just applied), 
> or do we leave things as they are?

INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE is also used to initialize local variables.
I'd like to keep that value if you don't mind.

Thanks for the offer, though,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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