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RE: [Q] What does DRVO_LEGACY_DRIVER mean?

Mark_RoddyMark_Roddy Member - All Emails Posts: 4,588
Hey whatever floats your boat :-)

As for me, I like to minimize risk and exposure wherever possible. I think
its an age-difference life perspective thing.


-----Original Message-----
From: [email protected]
[mailto:[email protected]]On Behalf Of Matt A.
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2000 5:58 PM
To: NT Developers Interest List
Subject: [ntdev] RE: [Q] What does DRVO_LEGACY_DRIVER mean?


From: "Roddy, Mark" <[email protected]>
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2000 4:27 PM

> > I'm using Borland C++ 5.x to build the driver. I have a
> > program that turns
> > the output Win32 DLL into a .sys file (just update some of
> > the headers, redo
> > checksum, etc..). I added a line there to add the WDM flag to the
> > DllCharacteristics field.
> >
> No offense, but

None taken. ;-)

> this has to be the most peculiar method I've seen to date
> for building a driver.

What's the big deal? -- they're just 32-bit PE files (and certainly simpler
than building VxDs with Borland C++!). Any Win32 compiler/linker ought to
do (with perhaps the help of a little program like I've got to fix up the
header, flags, etc..). That and I prefer Borland (or pretty much just about
anything) over Microsoft tools.

- Matt


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