[squeak-dev] Re: PreCompiled OSProcessPlugin for Win32

Udo Schneider Udo.Schneider at homeaddress.de
Mon Jan 12 20:16:18 UTC 2009

David T. Lewis wrote:

> The easiest work-around for this is just to copy these two files:
>   platforms/Cross/plugins/FilePlugin/FilePlugin.h
>   platforms/Cross/plugins/SocketPlugin/SocketPlugin.h
> into a directory for the OSPP:
>   platforms/win32/plugins/FilePlugin/FilePlugin.h
>   platforms/win32/plugins/SocketPlugin/SocketPlugin.h
Works now. Thanks for the hint.

> One other thing you need to know: For Windows, there is a security feature
> in FilePlugin that causes several of the OSProcessPlugin primitives to fail.
> You can "fix" this by disabling the security function. Edit the file
> platforms/win32/vm/sqWin32HandleTable.h and disable the function
> IsHandleInTable() by having it just return a 1. I assume that this will
> void the warranty on your Windows VM ;) but as far as I know it will cause
> no problems for your own personal use.
I'm only developing the stuff on windows - so this shouldn't be a 
problem. Do I have to apply these patches for *nix as well?



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