bugWeeChat - Bugs: bug #31050, cannot use config_new_option from...


bug #31050: cannot use config_new_option from ruby script

Submitted by:  arno <arenevier>
Submitted on:  Thu 16 Sep 2010 11:45:19 AM UTC  
Category: script API pluginsSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: crashStatus: Fixed
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
Originator Name: Open/Closed: Closed
Release: 0.3.3IRC nick: 

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Fri 22 Mar 2013 06:56:32 PM UTC, comment #2:

Fixed in WeeChat, because it was crashing with Ruby 2.0.

Now this function receives the 6 last arguments (3 callbacks + 3 data strings) in an array of 6 strings.

See the scripting guide for an example:

Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 21 Sep 2010 03:38:13 PM UTC, comment #1:

I think the easier solution would be for ruby to allow more than 15 arguments.

I agree that 17 is lot of args for a function, but if possible, API should not change to be compatible with existing scripts.

Maybe you could report that problem to ruby?

Sebastien Helleu <flashcode>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 16 Sep 2010 11:45:19 AM UTC, original submission:

when trying to user config_new_option from a ruby script, it fails with error
ruby: error: (eval):6:in `config_new_option': too many arguments (17) (ArgumentError)
I investigated a bit, a discovered that ruby has a limit of 15 arguments to cfuncs:

Here is my example script:

def weechat_init
Weechat.register('test', 'arno', '0.1', 'WTFPL', 'test', '', '')

config = Weechat.config_new("weechat", "", "")
section = Weechat.config_new_section(config, "history", 0, 0, "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "", "")
option = Weechat.config_new_option(config, section, "max_commands", "integer", "", "", 0, 32767, "100", "", 0, "", "", "", "", "", "")

return Weechat::WEECHAT_RC_OK

arno <arenevier>


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Mon 20 May 2013 09:03:50 AM UTCflashcodeOpen/ClosedOpen=>Closed
    Fri 22 Mar 2013 06:56:32 PM UTCflashcodeItem Groupother=>crash
      StatusNeed Info=>Fixed
    Tue 21 Sep 2010 03:38:33 PM UTCflashcodeRelease2.2-dev=>0.3.3
    Tue 21 Sep 2010 03:38:13 PM UTCflashcodeItem GroupNone=>other
      StatusNone=>Need Info
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