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Closed 12 years ago

Last modified 12 years ago

#279 closed Feature Request (Rejected)

AddressOfVar($VariableName), SizeOfVar($VariableName)

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

Description

These new functiona will return memory Address/Size Of given AutoIt's Variable
so we can use some pointers/typecast tricks.
For example create structure "over" that memory and then get data in another type

$MemPointer = AddressOfVar($a)
$MemSize = SizeOfVar($a)
$struct = DllStructCreate("byte[" & $MemSize & "]", $MemPointer)
$data = DllStructGetData($struct, 1)

I'm sure there will be another uses of this functionality
together with AutoIt's DllCall() and structures and memory API functions.

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comment:1 Changed 12 years ago by Valik

  • Resolution set to No Bug
  • Status changed from new to closed

AutoIt doesn't need typecast tricks. Besides, on the rare occasion that you do need to cast something, there are functions like Int() and the like to do that. Further, this will never work, AutoIt's types aren't simple. This isn't like overlaying a double onto an int64 to work with the raw bits. The Variant class in AutoIt is highly complex.

comment:2 Changed 12 years ago by Valik

  • Resolution No Bug deleted
  • Status changed from closed to reopened

comment:3 Changed 12 years ago by Valik

  • Resolution set to Rejected
  • Status changed from reopened to closed

Oops, habit of hitting "No Bug". Meant to Reject.

comment:4 Changed 12 years ago by TicketCleanup

  • Version 3.2.10.0 deleted

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