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Re: [PATCH] cygwin: fix --tsaware, add --large-address-aware


2014-08-13 7:14 GMT+02:00 Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowi@redhat.com>:
> This patch fixes two issues with LINK_SPEC on Cygwin targets:
>
> 1) --tsaware makes sense only for EXEs, not DLLs.
>
> 2) Under WoW64 (32-bit Cygwin on 64-bit Windows), Cygwin applications can
> access up to 4 GiB of address space (for DLLs, Cygwin heap, mmap()s, etc.)
> if they are linked with --large-address-aware.  Because of how Cygwin
> implements fork(), the ability to use this extra space is a huge benefit.
> This flag too is only for EXEs, not DLLs.
>
> Patch attached.
>
> --
> Yaakov Selkowitz
> Associate Software Engineer, ARM
> Red Hat, Inc.

Hi Yaakov,

patch is ok.  I will apply it for you today.

Thanks,
Kai


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