Mail Archives: djgpp/1994/01/27/01:39:36

From: <peprbv AT cfa0 DOT harvard DOT edu> (Bob Babcock)
Subject: swapping and real-mode callbacks
Organization: Kaleida Labs, Inc.
Reply-To: babcock AT cfa DOT harvard DOT edu
Originator: daemon AT talisman DOT kaleida DOT com
Date: 27 Jan 94 02:58:36 GMT
To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu
Reply-To: djgpp AT sun DOT soe DOT clarkson DOT edu

On the EMX list, Eberhard Mattes wrote (about EMX):
> Real-mode callbacks aren't implemented and won't get implemented.  You
> have to use a commercial DOS extender for that fancy stuff.  In
> general, it can't work reliably due because MS-DOS is not reentrant
> and swapping may occur in the callback.

Is swapping during a real-mode callback a potential problem with go32?

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