Patch to get Borland's bcc 5.5 (free beer compiler) to work

Troy Rollo wine at
Mon Apr 28 20:23:33 CDT 2003

>What version did you specify in ~/.wine/config [windows] version?


>I guess you ran in non NT mode. And I guess your change will do havoc to
>programs needing NT mode (like Xilix ISE). Probably the limit has to be set
>in dependance of the version emulated.

The limit doesn't depend on version, at least not in terms of what you 
probably mean by version. Windows only offers a 3GB user address space on its 
"higher end" editions, such as Advanced Server. Some applications can't deal 
with this. Yes, technically this is a bug in the application, but it's a bug 
that would not be triggered when running on a genuine Microsoft workstation 
operating system.

And yes, it should be configurable, or perhaps Wine should be capable of 
detecting which apps can deal with a 3GB user address space (as apparently 
executables can be marked to declare this), but as long as it's not 
configurable, and Wine's not capable of detecting this, it seems to me that 
the 2GB limit applicable to the desktop operating systems is the correct one.

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