Large-Address awareness on 64 bit systems

Ryan Johnson
Tue Jun 21 10:21:00 GMT 2011

On 19/06/2011 4:02 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun 18 16:32, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>> In general, how does ASLR affect things? Do heaps and system dlls risk
>> wandering into high memory?
> Try it.  AFAICS, Windows does not use the large address area at all.
Hmm. That could be a double-edged sword: If we rebase everything into 
high memory and also mark the dlls ASLR-aware, windows might very well 
stuff everything back into the crowded low address space.

Unfortunately I don't have time this week to play around with this, or 
I'd be reporting actual results instead of speculation...


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