[ntp:questions] Did we ever get NTP running under Cygwin32

Todd Glassey tglassey at earthlink.net
Thu Nov 5 18:22:24 UTC 2009


Danny Mayer wrote:
> Todd Glassey wrote:
>   
>> Dave Hart wrote:
>>     
>>> Undoubtedly there would many minor kinks to work out as well.  I know
>>> of another cygwin-based program which on Windows Vista tends to fail
>>> before starting main() in cygwin's heap initialization code, unless
>>> you've restarted recently.  My guess is it's being fouled by "address
>>> space layout randomization" causing DLLs to be located in the address
>>> space cygwin wants to pre-reserve for a simple classic sbrk()-based
>>> malloc(). 
>>>       
>> Agreed but installing the time-service interface as a TSR would likely 
>> cure this.
>>     
>
> I don't think so. TSR's went out with Win16.
>   
Danny - thanks for being so detailed - what I was referring to was 
pre-loading the time management code as a driver or similar structure. 
Not being a windows kernel person I wouldn't want to presuppose to tell 
you how to do that I was merely making a comment.

Todd
> Danny
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