Mail Archives: djgpp/1999/09/01/23:23:35

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From: Endlisnis <s257m AT unb DOT ca>
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Subject: Re: Nearptr putpixel method?
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Date: Thu, 02 Sep 1999 02:29:58 GMT
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Eric Rudd wrote:

> Davin McCall wrote:
> > >It brings with it general
> > >protection faults, page faults, and other things that, if you use nearptr,
> > >are your fault, up to and including data loss.
> > I successfully used the nearptr "hack" when writing a game last year.
> > Most programming erros (access violations etc) were still caught, and I
> > certainly didn't suffer any data loss.
> I haven't had any success in using this under NT, and I am curious if anyone
> else has managed to write directly to video memory under NT.

    I think if you make a special selector just for that LFB, then it will work
under NT.

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