Posted on 1997-10-28
I systematically get -2 when I call GetCurrentThread.
(The Win32 help states that error -2 is LZERROR_BADOUTHANDLE. What does it really mean, as GetCurrentThread "only" returns a pseudo-handle ??
As this function returns "only" a pseudo-handle, I try to use the DuplicateHandle function with this -2 as the sourceHandle (the code below is in Delphi2):
if not DuplicateHandle(GetCurrentProcess,GetCurrentThread,GetCurrentProcess,@duplicatedHandle,THREAD_ALL_ACCESS,false,0) then ...
This latest function works fine, but the duplicatedHandle I get in returns is not usable by thread management functions (in my case, TerminateThread).
How can I make the GetCurrentThread functions working?