Class: FFI::Pointer

Inherits:
Object
  • Object
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Includes:
Chef::Mixin::WideString
Defined in:
lib/chef/win32/unicode.rb

Instance Method Summary collapse

Methods included from Chef::Mixin::WideString

#utf8_to_wide, #wide_to_utf8, #wstring

Instance Method Details

#read_wstring(num_wchars = nil) ⇒ Object


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# File 'lib/chef/win32/unicode.rb', line 36

def read_wstring(num_wchars = nil)
  if num_wchars.nil?
    # Find the length of the string
    length = 0
    last_char = nil
    while last_char != "\000\000"
      length += 1
      last_char = get_bytes(0, length * 2)[-2..-1]
    end

    num_wchars = length
  end

  wide_to_utf8(get_bytes(0, num_wchars * 2))
end