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Date:      Thu, 8 Feb 1996 22:00:22 +0100
From:      Juergen Lock <>
Subject:   Re: Willows
Message-ID:  <199602082100.WAA10280@saturn>
In-Reply-To: <>

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In article <> you write:

>The User-LDT even in current is broken in a couple of ways.  It was imported
>from NetBSD a while back, so I just ftp'ed NetBSD kernel src last night to
>determine what needs to be changed.  Your first problem will be that it
>doesn't allocate enough space for the full 8192 possible LDT entries.
>I'll email a partial patch to those who need more than 512 LDT entries
>right now,

I'm intrested...

> but, there are still some problems with my current patch, such
>as leaking memory at process exit.

 Also a while ago while playing with wine i noticed its LDT stuff(?)
made fork() panic, and at least wine needs fork for the async winsocket
calls...  (2.1 kernel, no current here yet.)

 also looking forward to a twin port,

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