Wine and mmap
mistry.7 at osu.edu
Fri Aug 27 09:43:47 PDT 2004
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On Friday 27 August 2004 05:53 am, Angry Virus wrote:
> JB> On Fri, Aug 27, 2004 at 10:37:07AM +0200, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> >> On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Angry Virus wrote:
> >> >Do you know why WINE versions later than 20040505 cannot launch on
> >> >FreeBSD 5.2.1 with mmap error, and will this fixed or not.
> >> This is a FreeBSD kernel issue, which was triggered by an improvement
> >> in Wine (and does not occur on Linux).
> >> I am Cc:ing John who did a good analysis on that in June and said he'll
> >> try to hack the FreeBSD; do you have any news on that, John?
> >> Gerald
> >> PS: anvir, please note that I nearly deleted your message as spam, due
> >> to your strange "real name".
> JB> Anish Mistry <mistry.7 at osu.edu> has developed a patch to choose an
> appropriate JB> mmap address. He posted it to -current. I haven't had time
> to test it.
> Sorry for troubling you.
> Do you know which RELEASE of FreeBSD will include this patch (or it
> will not)?
> I really want to use wine-20040813 coz of its advatages, but im full donkey
> in system upgrading :)
I don't believe anyone with a commit bit has looked at the patches yet since
everyone is pretty busy getting this in shape for 5.3 since it's going to
start the STABLE branch of the 5.x tree. I'm hoping that the patches will be
included in 5.4 but that all depends on if I can get someone who really knows
what they are doing to take a look. There are still some pthread issues with
wine on 5.x and some other weird issues on 4.x I was able to get some
programs to run on 5.x with the August version of wine, and all programs I
tested to run on 4.x with the June version of wine, the later version again
have several weird threading issues I'm hoping someone else can take a look
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