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Re: Problems on Itanium: Found the Cause, What's Next?

On Thu, Sep 30, 2004 at 10:11:45PM +0400, Alex Alexandrov wrote:
>Hi, Corinna Vinschen, you wrote
>>That's a good question.  I'd translate this as "we have tested it
>>and verified that the problem exists", but I wouldn't bet on this.
>>After all I'm also not a native speaker.
>Yes, it seems you got them right. Today I've received the following message:
>Hello Alexei,
>They reproduced the problem and a bug report was filed on the issue.
>Darrell Gorter[MSFT]
>This posting is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, and confers no rights
>So it is really very broken... :-( Today I've modified so that it 
>uses GetNativeSystemInfo instead of IsWow64Process for determining 
>environment details so that I can set has_working_copy_on_write to false 
>only for Itanium-based machines (not for x86_64). Will you apply the patch 
>if I provide it?

No, not unless Microsoft indicates that they won't be fixing the problem.
This is a serious bug and it should be fixed properly not kludged around
in Cygwin.


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