Wine on FreeBSD current

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Sun Jun 20 16:34:49 CDT 2004

John Birrell <jb at> writes:

> To get Wine to work on FreeBSD4, there needs to be a way of making the
> reservation code optional. A simple mmap test in configure which snaffles
> memory above 0x80000000 and then tries to mmap some more memory without
> specifying a fixed address would detect if mmap is behaving in a way that
> would allow the Wine reservation code to function.

Well, there's a reason for that reservation code, and it's that some
Windows apps require it; so unless you find some other way to ensure
that FreeBSD never allocates anything above 0x80000000, the
reservation code can't really be made optional.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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