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Drixevel
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Old 07-29-2016 , 19:15   [INC] Data String Parameter
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I got tired of having to create data packs manually or convert between strings and handles to be able to pass a string through a data parameter so I made these stocks.

Note: If there's a better method of doing this that already exists, let me know as I would LOVE to know it.
Note2: I know you can convert a handle to a string which you can also do but this seems less like a disaster.

Code:
#if defined _data_string_parameter_included_
  #endinput
#endif
#define _data_string_parameter_included_ "1.0"

stock Handle AnyString(const char[] sBuffer)
{
	if (strlen(sBuffer) < 1)
	{
		return null;
	}
	
	Handle hPack = CreateDataPack();
	WritePackString(hPack, sBuffer);
	
	return hPack;
}

stock bool ReadAnyString(Handle hPack, char[] sBuffer, int size)
{
	if (hPack == null)
	{
		return false;
	}
	
	ResetPack(hPack);
	ReadPackString(hPack, sBuffer, size);
	CloseHandle(hPack);
	return true;
}
Example:
Code:
#include <sourcemod>
#include <data_string_parameter>

#pragma semicolon 1
#pragma newdecls required

public Plugin myinfo = {
	name        = "",
	author      = "",
	description = "",
	version     = "0.0.0",
	url         = ""
};

public void OnPluginStart()
{
	char sBuffer[12];
	strcopy(sBuffer, sizeof(sBuffer), "Test");
	SQL_TConnect(OnSQLConnect, "default", AnyString(sBuffer));
}

public void OnSQLConnect(Handle owner, Handle hndl, const char[] error, any data)
{
	char sBuffer[12];
	ReadAnyString(data, sBuffer, sizeof(sBuffer));
	
	PrintToServer(sBuffer);
}
Attached Files
File Type: inc data_string_parameter.inc (501 Bytes, 237 views)
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Last edited by Drixevel; 07-31-2016 at 13:38.
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