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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 6 years ago

#15 closed Feature Request (Rejected)

Rewrite INI functionality to remove limitations.

Reported by: Valik Owned by: Valik
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: Severity: None
Keywords: Cc:

Description (last modified by Valik)

From forum thread here.

Summary: Rewrite all the INI functionality from scratch to by-pass all Windows limitations.

Ideas to consider. Consolidated list so I don't forget these things. No promises any of this will actually appear, it is nothing more than ideas.

  • Escape characters (Presumably \n).
  • Comment support. Hash # and semi-colon ; seem to be the conventions.
  • Ticket #644 has ideas on better @error reporting.

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comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by Valik

  • Description modified (diff)

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by Valik

  • Milestone Future Release deleted

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by Valik

  • Description modified (diff)
  • Severity set to None

comment:4 Changed 10 years ago by Xenobiologist

Hi,

this topic is so old, but still needed. I guess, Valik has enough more important stuff to do. So maybe this requirement could be delegated to somebody else?

Just a thought.

Mega

comment:5 follow-up: Changed 10 years ago by Valik

If somebody wanted to work on it, they would have volunteered by now.

comment:6 in reply to: ↑ 5 Changed 10 years ago by Xenobiologist

Okay, I try to coordinate(find) a volunteer.
http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=102361

comment:7 Changed 9 years ago by Valik

A potential implementation found by wraithdu.

comment:8 Changed 9 years ago by PsaltyDS

Ref: Support topic: Array limited http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/index.php?showtopic=107138

This appears to be mostly fixed. I scripted a couple of demos working with >300KB ini file, and most things worked fine. The one that didn't work was IniReadSection() with huge individual sections.

comment:9 Changed 9 years ago by skyteddy

Is there any solution in sight for the IniReadSection?

comment:11 Changed 8 years ago by anonymous

Almost 4 years now. :-(
What about another try to skip support for old Windows and implement a new funtion?

comment:12 Changed 6 years ago by Jon

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