Pagesize Catch-22

Frank Benoit keinfarbton at
Thu Apr 2 13:35:39 PDT 2009

Mike James schrieb:
> I had to increase the pagesize to 2048 to get DWT-Win to build, nothing smaller would work. I copied a hello world program and dsss.conf file to a new directory and tried to build and I get the following error...
> C:\dProjects\tryDWT>dsss build
> main.d => main
> + c:\dsss\bin\rebuild.exe -Idsss_imports\ -I. -S.\ -Ic:\dsss\include\d -Sc:\dsss\lib\  -Ic:\dsss\include\d -Sc:\dsss\lib
>   -oqdsss_objs\D -g -gc -J../res -Ic:/dwt-win -Jc:/dwt-win/res -L/SUBSYSTEM:console:5 -L/rc:..\dwt main.d -ofmain
> OPTLINK (R) for Win32  Release 8.00.1
> Copyright (C) Digital Mars 1989-2004  All rights reserved.
> c:\dsss\lib\\DD-dwt.lib
>  Warning 178: .LIB pagesize exceeds 512
> c:\dsss\lib\\DD-tango-core.lib
>  Warning 178: .LIB pagesize exceeds 512
> c:\dsss\lib\\DD-tango-stdc.lib
>  Warning 178: .LIB pagesize exceeds 512
> c:\dsss\lib\\DD-tango-io.lib
>  Warning 178: .LIB pagesize exceeds 512
> ^C--- errorlevel -1073741510
> Command c:\dsss\bin\rebuild.exe returned with code -1073741510, aborting.
> Er^C^C
> C:\dProjects\tryDWT>
> I had to Ctl-C it to stop it. It is complaining that the pagesize is too large. Is this a linker 'feature'?
> Regards, Mike.

When I use dwt-win/addons, i used it all the time directly. That is,
without building libs and just putting the sources into the -I paths.
Well, it worked for me.
But certainly, it would be much better if the lib stuff would work
better. I still don't know what the pagesize is :/

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