1.7.0 CVS mmap failure

Dave Korn dave.korn@artimi.com
Mon Jan 15 14:48:00 GMT 2007

On 15 January 2007 14:03, Pierre Baillargeon wrote:

> About the reason why the last 64K just before 2GB can't be used in
> Windows, I'll refer you to this post in The Old New Thing blog by
> Raymond Chen, who regularly discusses such obscure compatibility issues.
> See http://blogs.msdn.com/oldnewthing/archive/2003/10/08/55239.aspx.
> (Short answer: it has to do with address fixup when loading executable
> image and the influence of the alpha processor on the design.)

  Presumably you got that link from the post about six posts back in this
thread where it was first mentioned...?  ;)


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