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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] tests failing on Win2000 PIII
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2007 18:56:17 GMT
I thought it used to work.  Also, I thought that someone had shown  
that Win2k was still widely deployed.  maybe that's win2k+3?  (I can  
never keep the windows platform family straight anymore...)

geir

On Feb 26, 2007, at 8:31 PM, Nathan Beyer wrote:

> Thanks for details.
>
> So I guess I'll ask the question again, is there a desire for Win2K
> support? I'm not sure I really have an opinion one way or the other.
> In relation to the previous discussion, I do think we should maintain
> a single code base, so I guess this means either coding to the
> lowest-common spec, some sort of test-and-branch or C macros (?).
>
> I do think it would be helpful to spit out a "OS not supported" error
> condition in these cases.
>
> -Nathan
>
> On 2/26/07, Alex Astapchuk <alex.astapchuk@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Btw, the w2k issue has been raised before. Start of the tread is  
>> here:
>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/harmony-dev/200608.mbox/% 
>> 3c44D36A45.802@pobox.com%3e
>>
>> then it turns into 'platform support':
>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/harmony-dev/200608.mbox/% 
>> 3c44D9A4C7.1010607@gmail.com%3e
>>
>> and HARMONY-1145 was filed against the issue.
>>
>> --
>> Thanks,
>>    Alex
>>
>>
>> Alex Astapchuk wrote:
>> > Hi Nathan,
>> >
>> >  > Failed to open JVM DLL:
>> >  >
>> > C:\bt-trunk\cc\projects\drlvm\trunk\build\win_ia32_msvc_debug 
>> \deploy\jdk\jre\bin\default\harmonyvm
>> >
>> >
>> > DRLVM can not be run on Win2000: it uses 'vectored exception
>> > handler' [1] (instead of old-fashion structured exception handler),
>> > and this feature requires at least WinXP/Win2k3 [2].
>> >
>> > There may be more XP-specific functions I'm not aware about, but
>> > at least this one will make the loading fail because the loader
>> > can not find AddVectoredExceptionHandler export in kernel32.dll.
>> >
>> > [1] vm\vmcore\src\util\win\nt_platform_utils.cpp
>> >      grep for AddVectoredExceptionHandler around the line 63.
>> >
>> > [2] http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms679274.aspx
>> >
>> > Requirements
>> > Client Requires Windows Vista or Windows XP.
>> > Server Requires Windows Server "Longhorn" or Windows Server 2003.
>> > Header Declared in Winbase.h; include Windows.h.
>> > Library Use Kernel32.lib.
>> > DLL Requires Kernel32.dll.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>
>>
>>


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