Is there a call in winapi for checking the amount of avaliable memory?
Second question, if I got build a c/winapi program which use a 700 MB
of static data/tables what with it result like when running on 500 MB
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Posted 25 August 2013 - 11:07 AM
Depending on how you allocate that memory Windows will let you do that (use more memory than is physically available).
Back in the old days of yore (Win 3.11) I could load and scroll on a 8 MB bitmap on a 4 MB machine. No, it was not particularely fluid, but it worked.
Checking the state is good, however having a forced abort is not. Even if you deem memory not sufficient, let it run (maybe with a warning).
Edited by Endurion, 25 August 2013 - 11:07 AM.