Re: New Essay: Serial Ports

"David Ching" <>
Fri, 28 Jul 2006 08:29:15 -0700
"tio" <> wrote in message

Ok but I have other problem

           DWORD result = ::WaitForMultipleObjects(2, waiters, FALSE,
              { /* wait */
               case WAIT_OBJECT_0: // shutdown
                   shutdown = ERROR_SUCCESS; // clean shutdown
                   running = FALSE;
               case WAIT_OBJECT_0 + 1: // I/O complete
                   ok = ::GetOverlappedResult(parms->hCom, &ovl,
&bytesRead, TRUE);
                      { /* GetOverlappedResult failed */
                       DWORD err = ::GetLastError();
running = FALSE;
                      } /* GetOverlappedResult failed */
                   { /* trouble */
                    shutdown = ::GetLastError();
-----------> ASSERT(FALSE); // failure <
------------------this line
                    running = FALSE;
                   } /* trouble */
              } /* wait */
          } /* error */
/////////////end code

In line which is last Assert() I got error "debug assertion failed"
when I try start application.

Could it be? Could it be that Joe forgot to handle the WAIT_ABANDONED_x
case that he has rigorously critiqued other people for doing the exact same
thing? That's the only other (documented) result from
WaitForMultipleObjects, other than WAIT_TIMEOUT which shouldn't happen
because the wait is INFINITE.

-- David

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