[2/3] ntdll: fill unused tails of heap blocks if HEAP_FREE_CHECKING_ENABLED (take 3)

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Fri Jan 8 08:49:47 CST 2010

On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 6:41 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> Maybe what we want is a safe implementation of RtlGetNtGlobalFlags(), one
> that returns zero if it's not safe to call NtCurrentTeb().
> We could store the global flags in a plain old global variable,
> and copy it in to the peb but never reference it there, I suppose.
> Would that be clean enough for you?  Or is that still too kludgy?

Or would you prefer Joris' approach:
> couldn't you place the RtlCreateHeap implementation with an internal function, that takes an extra argument (boolean or flags) to indicate whether to do this initialization step or not ?
>Then, call the internal function from virtual_init() with the boolean set, and have RtlCreateHeap just calling it, without the boolean set. I've seen something like this being done elsewhere (but for different reasons)


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