[squeak-dev] [ANN] Guardians

Kjell Godo squeaklist at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 14:39:33 UTC 2018


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On Thu, Nov 8, 2018 at 06:14 St├ęphane Rollandin <lecteur at zogotounga.net>
wrote:

> > I thought I'd give it a try.  I downloaded guardians.0.82.zip and
> > unzipped it to C:\Apps\Guardians.
> > Double-clicking on Squeak.exe gave me a message
> > and upon opening says "WARNING: This Squeak does not have real 3D
> support"
> > and "LoadLibrary(C:\Apps\guardians\Squeak3D.dll) (998: Invalid access
> > to memory locations).
> > There are no log files.
> >
> > Platform...
> > C:> ver
> > Microsoft Windows [Version 10.0.17134.345]
> >
> > I had an intuition to experiment with a few security settings but
> > didn't really expect a change and didn't pre-record existing settings,
> > but as best I remember from review the final state...
> > Windows Defender Settings > App & browser control
> >    Check apps and files - changed from WARN ==> OFF
> >    Exploit protection settings >
> >       Control flow guard (CFG) - changed ON by default ==> OFF by default
> >       Data Execution Prevention (DEP) - remained Use default (ON)
> >       Force randomisation for images (Mandatory ASLR) - remained OFF by
> default
> >       Randomise memory allocation (Bottom-up ASLR) - changed from Use
> > default (ON) ==> OFF by default
> >       High-entropy ASLR - now disabled "requires Randomise memory
> allocations"
> >       Validate exception chains (SEHOP) - change Use default (ON) ==>
> > OFF by default
> >       Validate heap integrity - remained Use default (ON)
> >
> > Those changes required a reboot, so I did that and when I re-ran
> > Guardian's Squeak.exe
> > a rotating landscape appeared. So probably fixed one of those changes,
> > if not the reboot itself.
> >
> > cheers -ben
>
> Wow. Thanks for the feedback. It's hard to make sense of, though. I am
> also using Windows Defender (on win 8.1) and has no similar issue. I'll
> try on other computers/systems...
>
> Best,
>
> Stef
>
>
>
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