winedos: Fixed a problem with timer values that are below 50ms.

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Fri Nov 28 03:10:38 CST 2008

Hello Peter,

Peter Dons Tychsen wrote:
> I knew it.....
> We are getting close to Christmas, and then this starts happening....
> Every year around this time, small elves creep down from the roof, and
> tamper with my computer while i am sleeping. They open all of my files
> and fill them with whitespaces. You should see what they did to my
> desktop!
> I will have a chat with them and try to make sure it does not happen
> again!
> I will resend the patch when that is done,
> Thanks for the tip,
heh, I didn't include the tip but if you want it here it is:
  chmod a+x .git/hooks/pre-commit
Run it in your (git) Wine source directory. That will prevent your elves
from doing those funny whitespace tricks again.


> On Thu, 2008-11-27 at 11:16 +0100, Michael Stefaniuc wrote:
>> Hello Peter,
>> Peter Dons Tychsen wrote:
>>> Fixed a problem with timer values that are smaller than the minimum time
>>> that can be assigned to the SetTimer() win32 call (approx 50ms). The
>>> patch splits up the timer into several interrupts if too long time has
>>> passed.This fixes good old OutRun, which uses timers of approx 10ms. As
>>> a bonus, this aalso fixes situations where we have fallen behind for
>>> other reasons.
>> your patch introduces a lot of dangling whitespace at the end of lines.

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