HowToBuildGimias 1 4 0 InWindows Step 3

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4 Gigabyte Tuning

On Windows 32 bits, you have a limitation of 2 GB for each application. However you can increase this limit to 3 GB permorming two simple steps:

  • Add the /3GB switch to the Boot.ini file that you will find in the C: root folder. For example:
    [operating systems] multi(0)disk(0)rdisk(0)partition(2)\WINNT="Windows NT Server Version 4.00" /3GB 
  • Set the IMAGE_FILE_LARGE_ADDRESS_AWARE flag in the image header. To do this you need to use the applicatino editbin.exe. To execute this application, you need to open a Visual Studio Command Prompt and call:
     editbin.exe /LARGEADDRESSAWARE Gimias.exe 


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Installation Problems

Here is showed a brief description of the common problems that can be founded during GIMIAS installation.

SVN Repository

  • Double check that the repository is completely downloaded
  • It is recommended to use a single folder for each repository (just in case you want to add more than one folder to CSnake Root folder).

CSnake Configuration

  • Used of Configure All button is not recommended.
  • Check third party build folders when build folder changes. They don´t automatically update.

Check Folder Installation

  • Sometimes CSnake error messages are confuse, check the log window.
  • Once the Configure Third Party Folders is finished button Launch IDE opens just only the solution of the first Third Party on the list.

Source Code Compilation

  • In case of a compilation error unselect the project on which it occurs from CSnake, Select Projects sheet, and re-do the process installation from Install Files To Build Folder. There are projects that have not been updated to the newest gimias versions.



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