wine robustness?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Fri Jan 17 15:09:51 CST 2003

Dan Kegel <dank at> writes:

> Say, how much address space protection is there in Wine?
> If a Wine process follows a wild pointer or passes garbage
> arguments to a Windows function call, are Wineserver
> and the other wine processes protected?

Yes, everything is protected. The only exception is when using some of
the native Win9x dlls that have shared data sections, in that case a
wild pointer can crash other processes. But otherwise it shouldn't
happen; and the wineserver should never crash no matter what the app

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

More information about the wine-devel mailing list