strange crashes on invocation

Christopher Faylor
Sat Sep 25 09:31:00 GMT 2010

On Fri, Sep 24, 2010 at 01:23:48PM -0500, Heath Kehoe wrote:
>On 9/24/2010 11:57 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Sep 24 11:31, Heath Kehoe wrote:
>>> The path is correct. I have no explanation why changing from a
>>> filename to a pathname (and LoadLibrary to LoadLibraryW) would make
>>> any difference, unless there's a race condition, say if
>>> LoadLibrary[W] is a bit faster when you give it a full path.
>> That doesn't make sense.  It's the LoadLibraryW call itself which is
>> failing with error 998, "Invalid access to memory location".
>> Hmm.  Puzzeling.
>Well, another difference is the addition of PATH_MAX*2 bytes on the 
>stack. Those functions do some stack manipulations that I'm having 
>trouble grokking. Does 'ret' need to be topmost on the stack?
>As a test, I moved the 'ret' definition after that of 'dll_path' (in 
>std_dll_init). So far with that change, I have not seen the LoadLibrary 
>fatal error, though I need to test it more to be sure.

I've moved some other stuff around in that function.  Could you try
the latest CVS?


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