[1/3] kernel32/heap: Emulate Win9x if appropriate in GlobalMemoryStatusEx(). (try 2)

Adam Martinson amartinson at codeweavers.com
Mon Jun 6 10:48:57 CDT 2011

On 06/06/2011 10:45 AM, Juan Lang wrote:
>> I'm removing part of the comment because it no longer applies.  We're not
>> just using the XP behavior for everything anymore, now we're using the 9x
>> behavior when it's appropriate.
> When is it appropriate, and when not?  I don't know, and your patch
> doesn't explain that.  See below for more on why it's confusing.
>> if (osver.dwMajorVersion>= 5 || osver.dwPlatformId  ==
>> would be equivalent.  The stuff in that block is only for NT/2k+.  In 9x
>> more we *don't* do that.
> Let me say it again:  the condition you've written doesn't return TRUE
> when running NT4 mode.  Why is that, and what's that got to do with
> Win9x?  If this wasn't intended, then your check if wrong.  If it was,
> then the commit message is wrong.  In either case, something is wrong
> with your patch as it is.
> --Juan
In NT4 mode:
(osver.dwMajorVersion>= 5) is FALSE.
(osver.dwPlatformId != VER_PLATFORM_WIN32_WINDOWS) is TRUE.
(osver.dwMajorVersion>= 5 || osver.dwPlatformId != 

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