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I have passed my code to another co-worker and he said when he runs the script, he gets an ERROR on line 9544 - the problem, I have only 7100 lines in my script - I was wondering if there is a command/function, that I can put in my script to tell me what UDF file is creating the error?

I am trying to drill it down, but was hoping that there was some indication within the error that would help -

Line 9544 (File "path to exe"):

Error: Variable used without being declared

Edit: ps, I went through my code after adding Opt('MustDeclareVars', 1), and declared all my variables

Edited by nitekram

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

After running through my script and adding declarations for all variables - I had them run it again, and the line number has changed - wtf, cause I did not change any of the UDFs.

New Line Number = 9548

EDIT - just found this, so let me see if I can get my answer from

Edited by nitekram

All by me:

"Sometimes you have to go back to where you started, to get to where you want to go." 

"Everybody catches up with everyone, eventually" 

"As you teach others, you are really teaching yourself."

From my dad

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I remember that this has been discussed a few times. Best way to find the line is to use obfuscator to remove all lines Aut2Exe removes as well and then check the output file of obfuscator in your script directory.


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$hit, I meant to put it here, so sorry for the double post:

EDIT: And here is the solution: ( I've tried to explain it as simply as I can, so even the beginners can understand it.)

With the huge help from Jos, the goal in this post is now achieved, by using the (version 1.0.29.8 and above) and the /MergeOnly (or /MO) option.

So, if you want to be able to find the errors reported by your compiled (EXE) scripts easily, you will need to add this line:

#Obfuscator_Parameters=/mergeonly

at the beginning of your script and run it through the Obfuscator (version 1.0.29.8 and above).

The option in the line above will not do any obfuscation to your code. It will only merge all the included files into just one, called YourScriptInitialName_Obfuscated.au3.

Now if you compile the obfuscated file, the error line numbers reported by your EXE file should match the lines in this obfuscated file. And once you find the right line of code, it should be a piece of cake to locate this line in your original source code. So make sure you keep this file somewhere for future error reference. :)

IMPORTANT NOTE: You should pay attention to the messages that Obfuscator gives, or check the Obfuscator.log file after the process is completed for any messages like this one:

-Line: 2. Encountered a continuationline which would be longer than 4095 when merge into 1 line, so spliting this continuation line into multiple lines..

If there is a similar line displayed, the line numbers from the error report and the obfuscated source will NOT match. In order to match them, you will need to merge any lines broken into smaller lines with the continuation character ("_") in the obfuscated source. But you will have to do that AFTER you have compiled your EXE file from that obfuscated script.

Here is how the process works:

1. Add #Obfuscator_Parameters=/mergeonly at the beginning of your AU3 script

2. Obfuscate your AU3 script using the Obfuscator.exe (version 1.0.29.8 and above)

3. Compile the obfuscated script.

4. Check the Obfuscator.log file (it is in the same folder where the Obfuscator.exe is installed) for a line similar to the bulded one in the above text.

5. If no similar lines are found - you are good to go and the line numbers should match.

6. If there are similar lines, you will need to merge the lines splitted with the continuation ("_") character in order for your line numbers to match the number in the error report.

If you come to the 6th point in the above list, you can either search for these lines manually, or you can use the following script to do the changes for you:

If $CmdLine[0]=1 AND FileExists($CmdLine[1]) Then
$SourceFileName=$CmdLine[1]
Else
    $SourceFileName = FileOpenDialog("Specify the file to be processed", @ScriptDir, "AutoIt3 Script (*.au3)", 3)
If @error Then Exit
EndIf

$ScriptData = Fileread($SourceFileName)
;Merge Continuation line into one line
$ScriptData = StringRegExpReplace($ScriptData, "( _rn)", "")
$TargetFileName = StringReplace($SourceFileName,".","_N.",-1)
FileDelete($TargetFileName)
FileWrite($TargetFileName, $ScriptData)


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"Sometimes you have to go back to where you started, to get to where you want to go." 

"Everybody catches up with everyone, eventually" 

"As you teach others, you are really teaching yourself."

From my dad

"Do not worry about yesterday, as the only thing that you can control is tomorrow."

 

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You got your answer and could solve the problem?


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      I support a large installation of General Electric MUSE application. MUSE is a Windows-based medical application that processes and archives ECGs (electrocardiograms) taken on dedicated hardware (ECG Carts). Several methods exist on the cart to get the ECG from the Carts to the MUSE system; they range from floppies (on old obsolete hardware), memory cards, RS232 serial ports, and hardwired network connections.

      In our installation, we choose not to use the vendor-supplied network solution due to a variety of reasons I won’t get into here.  Instead, we have designed our own connection solution.

      We use a wireless serial server mounted on the ECG carts connecting to a server running a Serial/IP COM Port Redirector. The ECG cart and MUSE application think they are talking to each other via an RS232 port and as far as they are concerned, they are. However, this RS232 cable happens to run through our province (think State) wide Health Care WAN.  The hardware and software used can be seen on these two sites;

      http://www.bb-elec.com/Products/Wireless-Cellular/AirborneM2M-802-11-a-b-g-n-Dual-Band-Wireless/AirborneM2M-Industrial-Dual-Band-Wi-Fi-Router-Brid.aspx

      https://www.tacticalsoftware.com/virtual-serial-port-redirector/serial-ip.htm

      This setup works well we have over 130 ECG carts connecting using this setup. However, the end users are not technical, and there is a lot that can go wrong with wireless connections. So we do get complaints, often after the fact, that the ECG cart would not connect. A log of what ECG carts connected and when would be very helpful.

      The Serial redirector software can be configured to log all activity to the Kernal-mode Debug output. The serial redirector software itself being kernel level software. For configuration of the Wireless modules, we have custom written software (written in AutoIt) that amongst other things can display relevant configuration information for a Wireless module given it’s IP address.

      By extracting messages like the ones below from the Kernal-Mode Debug channel;

      COM56 : ½ Incoming connection from 10.158.188.172:51562

      COM18 : ½ Incoming connection from 10.158.188.200:50896

      COM19 : ½ Incoming connection from 10.158.188.180:59074

      COM68 : ½ Incoming connection from 142.239.15.82:34322

      We can have the module configuration program retrieve the configuration. The retrieved configuration contains more information such as the module ID number and wireless signal strength. This information is then logged to a file which is later loaded into a database. We can then query the database for connections made by a particular module within a specified time frame. The results of these Queries help us determine if the module was connected or is having problems connecting. Problems are usually indicated by poor signal strength and frequent re-connecting.

      So what I am looking for is a way for our module configuration program (written in AutoIt) to retrieve filtered Kernal-Level debug messages directly without using the DebugView application.

      The Forum post listed at the first of this message includes the source code for the DLL. So if you are versed in these matters and Visual Studio this may be an easy task. I looked at what needed to be done but, I was way over my head. If you look up the price of the serial IP redirector software, you can see that there is some money in our project for such things however, I do have a spending limit for purchases such as this.