Re: SCardControl()

From: Dean Macinskas (
Date: 09/13/05

Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 12:07:45 -0400

"Sylvain" <> wrote in message
> Dean Macinskas wrote on 09/09/2005 18:01:
> > The syntax description for SCardControl() specifies the parameter
> > 'dwControlCode'; I can find no examples of what values this parameter
> > take. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> >
> what about WinIoCtl.h ?
> btw, you have to use SCardControl if you do manage a reader with
> proprietary functions available thru specific IOCTL; a will to use it
> w/o idea about parameters to be used sounds quite strange.
> Sylvain.

Thanks for your suggestion.

I don't understand the logic in describing a function without an explicit
description of
*ALL* the parameters. I understand how to communicate to a smartcard at the
ADPU level - it's trying to understand MS's interpretation of it that's