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RE: [Q] What does DRVO_LEGACY_DRIVER mean?

OSR_Community_User-35OSR_Community_User-35 Member Posts: 154
Uh, the Microsoft C runtime doesn't work for **** in kernel-mode either.
That's why we all compile without it and link to ntoskrnl.lib.

My question is, does the BC++ compiler support structured exception
handling? There are certain scenarios when a driver just cannot do
without it.

And does it allow you to use C++ exception handling, where MSVC++ does
not due to its dependence on user-mode APIs?

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Dave Cox
Hewlett-Packard Co.
HPSO/SSMO (Santa Barbara)
https://ecardfile.com/id/Dave+Cox


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Bunn [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2000 3:33 PM
To: NT Developers Interest List
Subject: [ntdev] RE: [Q] What does DRVO_LEGACY_DRIVER mean?


Damn straight. Life's already complicated enough without trying to paddle
upstream....

What are the _benefits_ to using the Borland compiler ? Do you think
Microsoft care one iota that you're taking a stand against using their tools
? I think your customers are much more likely to be annoyed when _they_
discover that the C runtime for the Borland compiler doesn't work correctly
in kernel-mode....

Regards,

Paul Bunn, UltraBac.Com, 425-644-6000
Microsoft MVP - WindowsNT
http://www.ultrabac.com


-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Roddy [mailto:[email protected]]
Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2000 3:31 PM
To: NT Developers Interest List
Subject: [ntdev] RE: [Q] What does DRVO_LEGACY_DRIVER mean?


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.

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