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Archived:SysUtil::GetLangVersion() fails on S60 3rd Edition Emulator (Known Issue)

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Platform(s): S60 3rd Edition and FP1
S60 3rd Edition (initial release)
Keywords: GetLangVersion
Created: User:Technical writer 1 (10 May 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (21 Jun 2012)


The static TInt SysUtil::GetLangVersion( TDes &aValue ) method always returns -1 (KErrNotFound) on S60 3rd Edition emulators.


A text file containing version information for the currently installed language package is missing from the emulator.

The correct path and name for the file is:

SDK_Install_Path > \epoc32\release\winscw\udeb\z\resource\versions\lang.txt

The attached package File:Winscw resource lang contains the missing file. Extract it to the root of the SDK installation folder, for example, to

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