Q48000: CVP Restart Command (Dialog Version) Doesn’t Properly Set argc
Article: Q48000 Product(s): See article Version(s): 2.20 2.30 | 2.20 2.30 Operating System(s): MS-DOS | OS/2 Keyword(s): ENDUSER | buglist2.20 buglist2.30 | mspl13_basic Last Modified: 28-AUG-1989 When using the dialog version of the Restart command, you can restart your program with command-line arguments; however, under CodeView Protect (CVP) Versions 2.20 and 2.30, argc does not get properly set. The Dialog Restart command is often used to restart a program with command line arguments. For example, you could use the following: L arg1 arg2 arg3 This example restarts the current executable file, retaining any breakpoints, watchpoints, and tracepoints, with arg1, arg2, and arg3 loaded into argv, argv, and argv, respectively. Argv is always set to the name of the current executable file. Argc, at this point, should be set to four. The problem presents itself here; argc either remains unchanged from the value it was initially set to when CodeView was started, or is decremented by one. If, for example, CodeView is started with two command-line arguments (argc would then be set to three) and then executed, the previous example argc (which should then set argc to four) would remain unchanged. When using the Dialog Restart command and specifying fewer arguments than were specified at start up, argc sometimes is decremented by one. Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem with CodeView Versions 2.20 and 2.30. We are researching this problem and will post new information as it becomes available.
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