Time to commit remote ops for VirtualAllocEx, CreateRemoteThread
dank at kegel.com
Fri Aug 4 15:15:36 CDT 2006
On 8/4/06, Alexandre Julliard <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
> > Tommy's APC version of his
> > VirtualAllocEx / CreateRemoteThread patch
> > seems to be safe (since APCs only run a points where threads
> > in well-written programs are not holding locks),
> Unfortunately there's no such guarantee, kernel APCs will run on every
> wait. Unless you meant user APCs which only run on alertable waits,
Whoops. I meant user APCs, and I thought Tommy was using
user APCs, but I see now he's using system APCs. Drats.
> but this means they would essentially never run.
If it's true that no windows app enters an alertable wait condition normally,
then I guess APCs (without a service thread) are out.
How about a custom windows message? ALL gui programs
have a message pump, so that has a better chance of actually getting through.
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