[fpc-devel] NowUTC in the RTL

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Fri Dec 9 17:08:53 CET 2011

Am 09.12.2011 16:58, schrieb Marco van de Voort:
>> Also I personally(!) prefer direct "linkage" to the kernel.
> Not always. See e.g. the readdir situation. Limiting the number of syscalls
> drastically speeds up the process.
> In Windows you also often call user32, not kernel32.

user32 is the interface to the kernel mode driver win32k which does all 
the hard work regarding the user interface. So it's a basic system 
component like kernel32 is. You can only compare them together to an "OS 
interface library" like libc.


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