Allocating too much memory for prelink workaround

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Sat Dec 13 14:21:35 CST 2003

Vincent Béron <vberon at> writes:

> Would it be possible to just have a dummy executable which allocates the
> 256MB chunk of memory from 11/22, linked to the same libs as the main
> wine-{k,p}thread, but having that executable not actually used?

I don't see how, if the executable isn't used it won't do any
good. What we need is a way to reserve the memory but not the swap
space; but I don't think we can do that simply with a bss hack, it
will require a linker script which is a major pain.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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