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Re: Cleanup of ntdll.h
On Thu, May 30, 2002 at 09:03:06PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> It was my understandinf that the NtXXX calls cannot be used from user
That's a misunderstanding. They are intentionally identical in user mode.
> We should be using the Zw calls.
Anyway, they *are* identical from the Cygwin DLL point of view. The
calls are the same. They don't point to different entry points in user
mode. So it's just a point of taste how to call these functions.
The following is my taste:
IMHO, we should use the Nt calls. When I first introduced usage of
native NT calls I called them NtXXX since that the name of the function
is sort of self explaining. IMHO.
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