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Subject: Re: [boost] [1.48.0] Beta 1 release candidates available
From: Olaf van der Spek (ml_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-10-28 13:11:13

On Thu, Oct 27, 2011 at 1:05 AM, Stephan T. Lavavej
<stl_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> Olaf> What's the disadvantage of reserving much more space for the PCH?
> I'm not a compiler dev, but I believe that asking for more memory is more likely to fail - the PCH wants a contiguous block of virtual address space at a certain location. x86 doesn't have that much virtual address space to begin with (and the compiler is already playing a tricky game by asking for the PCH before any other DLLs are loaded).

4 gb if it's large address aware and on x64, 2 gb otherwise.
A fixed location shouldn't be too hard either.


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