Category Archives: DDKWizard/DDKBUILD

The mysterious case of the swallowed script call

Just had this “mysterious” case of DDKBUILD not properly working. I could swear everything worked fine before, but the unconscious creation of a script named build.cmd would take precedence over the build utility from the DDK. Now batch and NT … Continue reading

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lads

… and, I don’t mean the other word for “guys” or the Yule Lads, is a little program I wrote. It’s nothing special really, just a class that enumerates (or lists) alternate data streams on a given file or directory. … Continue reading

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DDKWizard 1.3.0 released

Hereby I announce the release of version 1.3.0 of DDKWizard which introduces support for the Windows 7/2008 Server R2 WDKs and drops support for the Windows 2000 DDKs. You can download it as usual from here: – Direct download – … Continue reading

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No reliable method, it seems

With DDKBUILD I do have to tackle NT scripting issues every now and then. Now, most people don’t even recognize that NT scripting is not the same as Batch scripting. But the functionality of NT scripting is very limiting as … Continue reading

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DDKBUILD.CMD 7.4/r43 released

All the tests were successful, thus DDKBUILD.CMD version 7.4/r43 is now released. It adds support for the Windows 7 WDKs, with the variables W7BASE or WIN7BASE (for compatibility purposes with Hollistech’s DDKBUILD.BAT, like XPBASE). To list all the newly introduced … Continue reading

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Still on it

There was no release of DDKBUILD yet, but whoever is daring enough can try the one from trunk already.

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Ze läzy German in me

Hi, and upfront: I’m very sorry for the delays in DDKBUILD and DDKWizard development. If you are following the developments in the Windows kernel driver developer’s world, you will have noticed that neither of the tools have been updated to … Continue reading

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It was about time, wasn’t it?

I stated previously that I’m opening up my Subversion repositories. Now you can also do checkouts instead of just looking at them. You’ll find a little note below the directory listing inside each repository available in this way (for now … Continue reading

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Note to self

In order to avoid: Command line warning D9025 : overriding ‘/EHc-‘ with ‘/EHc’ with DDK/WDK projects in the sources file specify USE_NATIVE_EH=1 instead of USER_C_FLAGS=$(USER_C_FLAGS) /EHsc

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My Subversion repositories …

Just wanted to let everyone know that I am opening up a few of my Subversion repositories. Others will remain completely private and even others will eventually follow in future. Check it out on vcs.assarbad.net. // Oliver

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DDKBUILD.CMD 7.3/r27 released

Hereby I announce the release of DDKBUILD.CMD 7.3/r27. The version numbers are according to what I posted earlier here. This release contains really minor improvements only, but fixes also one bug that was reported over at OSR. This was caused … Continue reading

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Preparing for release of DDKBUILD 7.3

Please note that this is not yet the actual release. I want to use this post to announce that the DDKBUILD.CMD script from trunk is available now for direct download at any time. Please note that the version in trunk … Continue reading

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DDKWizard demo video

I’ve created and uploaded a little demo clip about how easy it is to create a project with DDKWizard. (Hint: you need Flash enabled.) If you want a higher quality and higher resolution, try this link! More instructional videos about … Continue reading

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Beware the msvcrt.dll

As noted previously, the msvcrt.dll got the state of a system library and is thus included in systems from XP up. On earlier systems you will have to have a particular service pack level or get the redistributable package with … Continue reading

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Version numbers of DDKBUILD.CMD and DDKWizard

I have just finished moving all previous DDKBUILD.CMD and DDKWizard versions under version control – subversion, to be more precise. This means there will be a change of the way how the version number is represented. Currently we have the … Continue reading

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DDKBUILD.CMD 7.2 released (updated)

Hereby I announce the release of DDKBUILD.CMD 7.2. This release fixes one issue with errors not being properly extracted from the respective file. Consequently Visual Studio would not show the errors and you wouldn’t be able to double-click the item … Continue reading

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Busy just like me :)

… the guys from OSR have put up the fixed DDKBUILD versions now. Consequently I have mirrored the DDKBUILD.BAT version 6.12 on the DDKWizard website. // Oliver

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DDKWizard manual revised

Although the manual is still perfectly valid for version 1.2.0a of DDKWizard and covers also older versions, I took the time to completely revise it. This means that it contains some updated information, some additional information and some corrections. If … Continue reading

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DDKBUILD.CMD 7.1 released

One issue was reported by Vladimir Zinin in the article about DDKBUILD on OSR Online already back in October 2007. However, since I hadn’t actually built any x64 code with the newer 6001.* WDK, and since Vladimir had mentioned that … Continue reading

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DDKBUILD 7.0 final released

I am pleased to announce the release of DDKBUILD.CMD 7.0 final. User input has helped a lot to define the feature set and refine the features once introduced. It has been almost two years since the first public beta, so … Continue reading

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