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Re: [Mingw-users] CreateFileA issue

Our problem was the CreateFileA share permissions, which had
previously worked fine as NULL, now need to be "FILE_SHARE_READ |
FILE_SHARE_WRITE". (Using either one of these alone does not work).
thanks again, Steven

On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 9:26 AM, Steve A <stevenaaus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Sorry mate - maybe we have opened it already.
> Will check it out and get back to you.
> On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 8:46 AM, Steve A <stevenaaus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> The same error result is given if i replace the
>> And also if i replace the share flag with FILE_SHARE_READ or
>> ... Sorry - it's a bit hard for me to make simple program/case.
>> On Sun, Jan 3, 2016 at 7:47 AM, Steve A <stevenaaus@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> "The process cannot access the file because it is being used by
>>> another process."
>>> But i'm doubtful our program has opened it at all at this stage.
>>> Especially since it works fine on Fed14.
>>> thanks
>>> On Sat, Jan 2, 2016 at 11:28 PM, Eli Zaretskii <eliz@xxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Date: Sat, 2 Jan 2016 23:18:17 +1000
>>>>> From: Steve A <stevenaaus@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> If i can figure out how to see GetLastError()
>>>>> i will let you know, but stdout is missing of course
>>>>> and our custom wish does not have a "console".
>>>> Open a file and write the error to it.
>>>>> I think i should be able to, but I am more a wish programmer than C.
>>>>> (The CreateFileA code in question is contributed.)
>>>>> At the moment CreateFileA just returns INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE
>>>> Can you show the shortest C program using this call that exhibits the
>>>> problem?

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