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Offline frankie

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DEF files [SOLVED]
« on: September 28, 2014, 10:41:55 pm »
We have found some problems on DEF files behaviour.
While using the symbol name as wrote in the source exports the correctly decorated symbol, it seems not possible to export a that symbol with the same name as in source code. I.e. the following don't generates any symbol:
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SampleFunction = _SampleFunction@8 ;without stdcall decorations and underscore
This DEF statement is ignored.

The exporting of forwarded symbols (as reported in the help) doesn't seem to work.
I.e:
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mybeep                = kernel32._Beep@8 ;This don't work
The address is not resolved when executable is loaded and program crashes! :(
Strangely it seems to work in this way including the DLL in the linker:
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mybeep                = _Beep@8
« Last Edit: March 09, 2015, 05:19:18 pm by frankie »

Offline TimoVJL

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Re: DEF files
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2014, 02:18:32 pm »
And for Win32 x86
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#pragma comment(linker, "-export:MessageBoxA=user32.MessageBoxA")gives
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POLINK: error: Unresolved external symbol 'MessageBoxA'.
Look here
« Last Edit: October 13, 2014, 09:59:05 pm by TimoVJL »
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