(fixed patch) "%E" formatting for the humans

Mumit Khan khan@xraylith.wisc.EDU
Mon May 3 19:07:00 GMT 1999

Corinna Vinschen <corinna.vinschen@cityweb.de> writes:
> FormatMessage has an option, to allocate the needed buffer itself
> (FORMAT_MESSAGE_ALLOCATE_BUFFER or similar). This buffer should
> then be freed with LocalFree() after usage.
> Would this be an alternative?

That was what I had done at first, only to discover that it doesn't fit
into the model used by small_vsprintf etc al very well (passed in pre
allocated buffer, arbitrary number of formatting directives, etc make
it impossible to inject a newly allocated buffer within). I'd welcome 
any suggestions of course.


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