[Wine]old Wine from CVS
dclark at akamail.com
Fri Oct 29 12:20:05 CDT 2004
Mark Knecht wrote:
> Log message:
> Added support for managing reserved memory areas in libwine and ntdll.
> Try to reserve everything above 0x80000000 on startup.
> The log message above is a bit scary WRT the problem I'm having
> though. Segfaults are often memory issues, I think.
I believe segfaults are always memory issues ;-( At least I am unaware
of other reasons for them. So, yep, I suspect that is likely the issue.
> For fun I created a TEST-fst-1.7 directory, copied all the code from
> 1.6 over, and then copied the newest files from wine-20041019 to
> replace the files above. fst won't build. (Not a big surprise, but
> disappointing.) Redefinition problems. Other things too...
I would not expect major changes would be required to get it to compile;
but one never knows. I'll give it a shot this weekend. I have not tried
compiling a winlib app before, so we'll see how it goes.
> Of far more interest to me is how do I fix
> this so that it continues to work with Wine into the future?
Such fundamental changes to memory management fortunately don't happen
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