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Closed 3 months ago

#3874 closed Feature Request (Rejected)

FileOpen() and similar functions should set @error to non-zero on failure

Reported by: anonymous Owned by:
Milestone: Component: AutoIt
Version: Severity: None
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Description

I wonder why some File* and all Dir* functions don't set @error to non-zero on failure? Imho this is not a bug, but breaks uniformity somehow…
For example, could FileOpen() set such @error flags as these?
1 = file not found
2 = access denied
3 = $FO_APPEND/$FO_OVERWRITE set while file is read-only
… etc
Thank you for attention!

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comment:1 Changed 3 months ago by TicketCleanup

  • Version 3.3.16.0 deleted

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comment:2 Changed 3 months ago by Jos

You are assuming that AutoIt3 knows all these conditions, in stead of just trying to open the file and returning a @error=-1 in case it fails.

Just make your own UDF _FileOpen() that does these extra checks and balances as that really should be pretty simply to code when required. ;)

comment:3 Changed 3 months ago by Jpm

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

It is true that, from the beginning, a lot of AutoIt builtin function was not using the @error.
It would be a hard work to introduce @error in these functions.
But perhaps you can easy use _WinAPI_GetLasterror() in a udf as mention by Jos,

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