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Re: [PATCH] Don't use the abbreviation "win" to refer to Windows.

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Don't use the abbreviation "win" to refer to Windows.
Date: Tue, 03 Jan 2012 20:44:37 +0100
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On 01/03/2012 12:59 AM, Bruno Haible wrote:
   1) It contrasts with the NtDll API.[2] For example, file names passed
      to NtDll functions can use a different syntax than file names
      passed to Win32 functions.[3] This distinction matters because
      programs build with gnulib should also work in WINE, and WINE
      implements kernel32.dll but not NtDll.dll. Also, the NtDll API is
      basically undocumented and subject to change.[4]

For what is worth, WINE implements large parts of NtDll.dll. Many are now documented because they are the same as the Rtl* and Nt* kernel-mode APIs, while some are undocumented.


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