Re: commit - [HEAD] MingW build fix under Win98

From: Stephen Viles (
Date: Fri Aug 22 2003 - 04:13:32 EDT

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    22/08/03 12:44:38 PM, "Michael D. Pritchett" <> wrote:
    >This one is for sviles of bugzilla help.
    >I tracked down and fixed an elusive bug that caused MingW builds to crash
    >on startup for Win98. We failed to trap a system call error return (-1)
    >and instead assumed it was valid memory requirement and used it to
    >allocate memory. Why it worked for MSFT builds (there was a debug warning
    >hidden in all the debug messages) I will never know.
    >Modified files

    Beautiful. Thanks heaps Michael. Now I can start fixing some bugs,
    not just reproducing them.

    Cheers - Stephen.

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