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Ping Marcel Telka: time for an updated ioperm package? [was RE: brltty and libusb package ?]
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: "'thread surprisingly un-titttl'd!'" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 2 Nov 2005 14:53:31 -0000
- Subject: Ping Marcel Telka: time for an updated ioperm package? [was RE: brltty and libusb package ?]
[ Nobody expects the Spanish unTITTTLquisition! ]
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov 2 14:20, Dave Korn wrote:
>> /* workaround for bug 666316 and bug 671964 */
>> #undef IoGetCurrentIrpStackLocation
>> #define IoGetCurrentIrpStackLocation(irp) (*(struct
>> _IO_STACK_LOCATION**)((char*)(irp) + 96))
>> That's about the most terrifying thing I've ever seen in a kernel-mode
>> [ It's also been removed in upstream for about two years now..... ]
> So, maybe you want move this to cygwin-apps so that Marcel gets this too?
Yeah, s'pose it would be the right place actually!
Hello Marcel if you're listening! :) The bug in w32api/ntddk headers that
this was to work-around is long fixed, it's now safe to delete that horrible
kludge (and in fact a whole lot safer than leaving a hard-coded constant!)
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....