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From: Michael Peppler <mpeppler at MBAY dot NET>
Subject: problem with custom callback functions
Date: Mar 3 1999 1:52AM

John_Erjavec@cargill.com writes:
 > All-
 > 
 > Has anyone run into weird callback problems before?  Here is what is going on 
 > with mine.  When I run the program with the callback functions, I get the 
 > following error message:
 > 
 > +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
 > Start of ASE 11.9.2 upgrade.
 > Step 3 -- Dropping LynxSP.
 > Use of uninitialized value at ./rssd_1192_upgrade.spl line 163,  chunk
 >         1 (#1)
 >     
 >     (W) An undefined value was used as if it were already defined.  It was
 >     interpreted as a "" or a 0, but maybe it was a mistake.  To suppress this
 >     warning assign an initial value to your variables.

That's a benign message (usually).

 >     
 > ct_cmd_alloc failed at ./rssd_1192_upgrade.spl line 163,  chunk 1.
 > 

This one's the real problem. Why does ct_cmd_alloc() fail? What does
line 163 look like?


 > Open Client Message: (In msg_cb)
 > Message number: LAYER = (1) ORIGIN = (1) SEVERITY = (1) NUMBER = (60)
 > Message String: ct_con_drop(): user api layer: external error: There is a usage 
 > error.  This routine has been called at an illegal time.

This is probably because of the error above - it tries to drop the
context, but the internal state of CTlib is somehow inconsistent.

The real problem is the ct_cmd_alloc() failure.

Michael
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