|[News] OS 4 coverage on OS news||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 15-Jul-2002 06:57 GMT by SimplePPC||116 comments|
Mike Bouma did an excellent write-up on OS 4 for OS news. Includes 5 unreleased screenshots. The article can be found here.
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|OS 4 coverage on OS news : Comment 42 of 116||ANN.lu|
|Posted by Chris Y on 15-Jul-2002 11:05 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 25 (Solar):|
> AmigaOS *4* will have memory protection. AmigaOS *3.x* applications will not
> benefit from that, since they will be run in a OS 3.x "sandbox". In a sense,
> your OS 4 applications will be protected from the OS 3.x sandbox and vice
> versa, but an OS 3.x app running amok will still be able to kill everything
> in the sandbox. (AFAIK, as always.)
As I understand, all memory allocated will be protected, unless it is allocated as MEMF_PUBLIC(?). However, a lot of old programs didn't follow the spec on memory allocation and will break with this protection. So, you can switch it on and off (not sure whether this is system-wide or "per app")
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