Friday, July 18, 2008

Darwin Race of Languages - Day 3 Part 1

I've been reading through tons of examples of using WMI with Delphi, and I've tried running what seems like the most likely candidate for what I want to do (return the CPU temperature). However, I keep getting the error below.


It seems like I am unable to use Sinkclass.DefaultInterface when I call Services.ExecNotificationQueryAsync. Since the "Sink" is supposed to be an eventhandler that fires upon receipt of an event from Services, I guess this is a good error, since I don't have any code defined to handle the event, and I have absolutely no clue where DefaultInterface is in my Sink object. 

I'm not sure if I will be able to complete the project before the deadline, but I'll keep trying until the time runs out.

4 comments:

  1. Check Binh Ly's great COM documents on http://www.techvanguards.com/

    His free and great EventSinkImp tool is probably what you need.

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  2. Maybe if you post a bit more of your code someone can be of assistance. From the screendump it's unclear what you try to accomplish I'm afraid.

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  3. DO you know that you can presse Ctrl+C inside an error dialog box to copy just the text instead of getting a screenshot?

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  4. I'll post the code that I was working on. I can't call it "my code", cause it's basically a copy and paste from someone else's Delphi/WMI example. I was still in "reverse engineer to learn WMI" stage when I got stuck.

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