Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/07/26/18:45:17

From: "Charles Sandmann" <sandmann AT clio DOT rice DOT edu>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: DPMI-Alloc with 192MB RAM - how ?
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 1999 16:59:11
Organization: Aspen Technology, Inc.
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>  Charles, couldn't the program either (1) suggest a default supported 
>  size based on knowing how much DOS memory there is, or (2) simply be
>  recompilable with options for different large memory configurations?

CWSDPMI tries to do 1) right now - but it's hard to anticipate if the
first program you run is going to want to use a whole bunch of DPMI
memory or spawn off a tree 6 deep of children.  

You can use CWSPARAM to set any of the options (2) - but I agree it
should be easier to use.

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