author Ryan C. Gordon <>
Wed, 26 Oct 2011 12:04:05 -0400
changeset 6031 2cb2f3c56573
parent 5598 4d05ee9088b1
child 6044 35448a5ea044
permissions -rw-r--r--
Don't bother checking S_OK here, it'll work in falling through.

  Simple DirectMedia Layer
  Copyright (C) 1997-2011 Sam Lantinga <>

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  warranty.  In no event will the authors be held liable for any damages
  arising from the use of this software.

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  including commercial applications, and to alter it and redistribute it
  freely, subject to the following restrictions:

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#include "SDL_config.h"

#include "SDL_error.h"
#include "SDL_windows.h"

#include <objbase.h>  /* for CoInitialize/CoUninitialize */

/* Sets an error message based on GetLastError() */
WIN_SetError(const char *prefix)
    TCHAR buffer[1024];
    char *message;
    FormatMessage(FORMAT_MESSAGE_FROM_SYSTEM, NULL, GetLastError(), 0,
                  buffer, SDL_arraysize(buffer), NULL);
    message = WIN_StringToUTF8(buffer);
    SDL_SetError("%s%s%s", prefix ? prefix : "", prefix ? ": " : "", message);

    const HRESULT hr = CoInitialize(NULL);

    /* S_FALSE means success, but someone else already initialized. */
    /* You still need to call CoUninitialize in this case! */
    if (hr == S_FALSE) {
        return S_OK;

    return hr;


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