Re: RE : [ROOT] Different behaviour (i.e. Crash) of TString on Linux andWindows

From: Andreas Zoglauer (
Date: Mon Mar 08 2004 - 19:19:57 MET

Hi Eric,

Our problems are 100% identical!
I already thought, I am the only one and made a stupid little error, 
which I am unable to figure out...

I put my recompiled ROOT version also on our webpage:
Unfortunately it size is 87 MB


ANCIANT E. schrieb:

> Hello rooters,
> I face the same problem as Andreas,
> using Visual 6 service pack 5,
> and ROOT 3.10.02 win32GDK (debug version)
> and msfrt40.dll, msvcr70.dll, msvcp70.dll, msvci70.dll and dformd.dll libraries copied in the same directory where ROOT libraries are.
> As I don't have cygwin 'make' installed, I use 'nmake',
> And therefore the Makefile.win32 file (see quote below):
> P:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug\test>nmake -f Makefile.win32 tstring.exe
> Microsoft (R) Program Maintenance Utility   Version 6.00.8168.0
> Copyright (C) Microsoft Corp 1988-1998. All rights reserved.
>         cl -DWIN32  -D_WIN32 -D_MT -D_DLL -MD -EHsc  -nologo -G5 -GR -MD -DWIN32 -DVISUAL_CPLUSPLUS -D_WINDOWS -Ip:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/include -O2 -c tstring.cxx
> tstring.cxx
>         link -opt:ref /NODEFAULTLIB /INCREMENTAL:NO /PDB:NONE /RELEASE /NOLOGO -subsystem:console,4.0 -nologo tstring.obj p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libCore.lib  p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libCint.lib p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libHist.lib  p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libGraf.lib p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libGraf3d.lib  p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libGpad.lib p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libTree.lib  p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libRint.lib p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libPostscript.lib  p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libMatrix.lib p:\root_v3.10.02.win32gdk_Debug/lib/libPhysics.lib msvcrt.lib oldnames.lib kernel32.lib  ws2_32.lib mswsock.lib advapi32.lib user32.lib gdi32.lib comdlg32.lib winspool.lib MSVCPRT.LIB
>  -out:tstring.exe
> "tstring.exe done"
> Running tstring.exe gives me a : "l'instruction à "0x..." emploie l'adresse mémoire "0x0000014". La mémoire ne peut pas être "Read" "
> If I choose to debug at that time I got from Visual the message : "unhandled exception in tstring.exe (NTDLL.DLL) : 0x000005: Access Violation."
> Since I have been said in reply of some previous post that the compilation options are not correct with the 'Makefile.win32' file, I also tried to import the tstring source in one Visual project and modify by hand the options so that they stick as close as possible to the ones in 'Makefile', but could not get tstring to work neither this way.
> In fact, when running step by step the debug version of tstring under visual, the program crashes for the first instance of :
>    cout << s << endl;
> (exactly the instruction that was causing problems to Andreas)
> with the message : "Unhandled exception in tstring.exe (NTDLL.exe)0xC0000005 : Access violation "
> I also tried to removed the libNew.lib / dll / plg from the root directories, as I read that these libraries may cause problem under Visual,
> But this did not help,
> Eric

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