[PATCH 1/3] kernel32/tests: Add test for 'all processors' flag on Vista and newer.

Erich Hoover ehoover at mines.edu
Thu Feb 18 22:08:12 CST 2010

On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 8:59 PM, Juan Lang <juan.lang at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm not arguing with the behavior of broken().  I'm saying that since
>> this feature is undocumented it's entirely possible that it could get
>> removed in some future version of Windows*, so if we're not testing
>> the version we wouldn't know that it got removed.  We were lucky to
>> stumble upon this thing in the first place, it's starting to look like
>> it's not actually the issue responsible for the slowdown bug for which
>> we are researching.
> Except that an app already depends on the newer behavior, so Microsoft
> would have to maintain a quirk for the app if they wanted to change
> the behavior.  Since the hypothetical future version of Windows with
> changed behavior doesn't yet exist, addressing that case seems rather
> premature.
> --Juan

Point taken.

Erich Hoover
ehoover at mines.edu

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