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Submission + - Windows Vista restricts GNU GCC apps to 32 MB

Neil Watson writes: A developer named Thomas R. Nicely claims that... Executable images created for the DOS/Wintel environment (but not employing the Win32 API), using the GNU GCC compilers and language standards, are subject to failure (or performance degradation) when executed in Microsoft Windows Vista, because Vista arbitrarily restricts the memory space for the GCC executable to 32 MB (33,554,432 bytes) Read more.

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