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Re: [MiNT] ()

> on 68040 I haven't noticed any bad effects (there's no private memory I
> guess). Anyway, if the cookie won't be installed by MiNT one can always
> install them with the DTCOOKIE hack that will do the same as the code
> above.

Uhm, well, not quite the same, because DTCOOKIE won't figure out where the
internal kernel variables are and won't create pointers to them.

Even if memory protection doesn't currently run on a 68040, I do not think
we should introduce into MiNT anything that explicitly encourages
programs to access someone's else memory, thus be endangered with a bus
error or similar fatal signal.

And still, there _MUST_ be another method that calling GEMDOS from

Konrad M.Kokoszkiewicz
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