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Re: Gnu Emacs and Vista ASLR feature

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Gnu Emacs and Vista ASLR feature
Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 20:45:02 +0300

> Date: Thu, 29 May 2008 12:12:07 +0100
> From: Jason Rumney <address@hidden>
> Cc: Fabrice Popineau <address@hidden>, address@hidden
> Sometime last year someone made an effort to get Emacs compiling with 
> MSVC 2003 and 2005.

That was me, with your help AFAIR.

> The compilation errors were fixed at that time, and 
> Emacs was able to link with MSVC 2003, but not 2005 due to no longer 
> shipping with a single threaded C library. The statically linked 
> multithreaded library is missing a number of functions and globals that 
> Emacs needs, and the dynamically linked multithreaded library causes 
> conflicts between the Emacs malloc and the library's malloc 
> implementations.

Right, and the produced temacs (or was it dumped Emacs?) crashed right
away, which seemed to indicate that the conflicts with malloc were
real.  That was the point where I ran out of free time and gave up.

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