[LAD] Faster context switch

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Nov 10 18:39:40 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 1:15 PM, Michael Ost <most at museresearch.com> wrote:

> I asked Alexandre Julliard, the maintainer of the Wine project, about the
> libfst approach, and thought this list might be interested in his response.
> - Michael Ost
> First message (nov 8) when asked for a read on the libfst design he said,
> "They have a wineserver and everything, they just bypass the preloader and
> initial setup. It's a variant of the Mono patch. It should work OK as long
> as both the host Linux app and the Windows DLL are well-behaved and don't
> depend on things like memory layout, switching stacks, signals, starting
> Linux threads, etc."

The problem is that this is wrong. Alexandre is remembering stuff from
long, long ago.

the FST approach now involves absolutely no wine hacks at all.

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