[squeak-dev] Re: PreCompiled OSProcessPlugin for Win32

David T. Lewis lewis at mail.msen.com
Tue Jan 13 02:18:41 UTC 2009

On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 09:16:18PM +0100, Udo Schneider wrote:
> David T. Lewis wrote:
> >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?

No, the file handle registry is only present in FilePlugin on Windows.


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