What Windows apps stand in the way of switching to Linux at your shop?

Dan Kegel daniel.r.kegel at gmail.com
Thu Oct 6 22:30:22 CDT 2005

On 10/6/05, drescher0110-lists at yahoo.com <drescher0110-lists at yahoo.com> wrote:
> decided to try a simple test [of msvc++ 6.0]. I tried to create a new
> win32 console application with mfc support. After the
> final step in the appwizard the porgram hung. In the
> terminal I launched msdev from there was the following
> errors:
> err:heap:HEAP_ValidateInUseArena Heap 0x7fcf0000:
> in-use arena 0x7e1fc348 next block has PREV_FREE flag
> err:seh:setup_exception stack overflow 180 bytes in
> thread 0032 eip 7ffc1d36 esp 7fb00f4c stack
> 0x7fb00000-0x7fc00000

Aha, sounds like you're on the trail of something!

Shame it's so hard to use Valgrind with wine; this is
the kind of thing it might well be able to help track down.
- Dan

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