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IntroductionThis is the sixth release of the Wine's kernel cousin publication. It's main goal is to distribute widely what's going on around Wine (the Un*x windows emulator). Well this week has been very quiet on wine-devel, as if most of the developpers were on vacation at the same time. Of course, there was the O'Reilly conference in Monterey (CA) where Alexandre Juillard was giving a talk. So, I barely had enough material to put an issue together. Marcus Meissner will be giving a talk at the Linux Kongress (http://www.linux-kongress.de/) in Augsburg, Germany.
1. Heap issue
Archive Link: "Heap issue"
People: Ian Schmidt, , Uwe BonnesUwe Bonnes reported the following question: after a block of memory has been freed by HeapFree(), what should be the output of IsBadReadPtr() on this very block. Ian Schmidt investigated on Windows 98 and reported:
Archive Link: "Benchmarks"
People: Patrik Stridval, , Uwe BonnesPatrik Stridval found an article regarding CPU performance, but which contains a benchmark between Windows and Wine on the same hardware ( http://www.cpureview.com/rev_k7-linux1_a.html (http://www.cpureview.com/rev_k7-linux1_a.html) ). Here's an excerpt of the results (on the new Athlon 600 from AMD):
Archive Link: "Lobbying"
People: Mumit Khan, Uwe Bonnes,Uwe Bonnes reported some feedback he got from the cygwin mailinglist (via http://www.cygnus.com/cygwin), and chances of seeing Mumit Khan's patches for anonymous unions/structs being incorporated in gcc 3.0. Mumit wrote:
Sharon And Joy
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