[ros-dev] WIN32K: LPC use

Alex Ionescu ionucu at videotron.ca
Sat Jan 15 13:04:51 CET 2005

Emanuele Aliberti wrote:

> This is just a note for the WIN32K developers.
> I ran the dumppe utility to compare imported symbols in WIN32K.SYS on 
> a real system and on ROS'. Here are the results.
> ReactOS WIN32K.SYS exported symbols containg substing "Port":
>   ZwConnectPort
>   ZwRequestWaitReplyPort
> XPSP2 WIN32K.SYS exported symbols containg substing "Port":
>  LpcRequestWaitReplyPort
>  PsGetProcessDebugPort
>  LpcRequestPort
> This suggests port handles are not used in regular LPC processing 
> within WIN32K and that there is not a twin connection to 
> \Windows\ApiPort (ntuser/csr.c).
> Emanuele (just guessing)
> _______________________________________________

Hi Emanuele,

I'm currently working/researching on the LPC implementation and I'm 
about to soon start reworking some of our code. Just to avoid any 
duplication, are you also working on such a thing, or simply exploring?

Best regards,
Alex Ionescu

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