[M3devel] NT386 (win32) targets and dll2lib
hosking at cs.purdue.edu
Thu Jun 21 21:07:09 CEST 2007
Maybe it is never actually used. If so, then great -- we can simply
remove it and I can breathe easy.
On Jun 21, 2007, at 1:23 PM, j k wrote:
> You are correct it does stuff like that. I find that surprising
> given a lack of type info.
> I still don't think it is even used but have to look further.
> - Jay
>> From: Tony Hosking <hosking at cs.purdue.edu>
>> To: Modula-3 developers <m3devel at elegosoft.com>
>> Subject: [M3devel] NT386 (win32) targets and dll2lib
>> Date: Thu, 21 Jun 2007 11:04:02 -0400
>> I am not familiar with the build strategy for libraries on Win32,
>> but I am aware of the use of the command dll2lib being used to
>> insert argument checks on library calls in support of the old
>> style incremental/generational GC based on memory protection.
>> With the new compiler-supported incremental/generational GC, the
>> calls to m3_arg_check/RTHeapDep__CheckArgs for library calls are
>> no longer needed, and I was hoping to eliminate the RTHeapDep
>> code completely for all targets. Is there anyone out there
>> familiar with the functionality of dll2lib who would be willing
>> to remove insertion of the no longer needed checks?
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