How to handle variables (data, etc.) in DLLs?
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999
#define extern __attribute__((dllimport))
extern int yourdata_in_dll;
not sure about egcs-1.1 but 1.1.1 this will work.
On Thu, 04 Mar 1999 09:31:53 +0000, you wrote:
>DJ Delorie wrote:
>> DLLs *can't* export "data". They can only export pointers to data,
>> which is what they do. In older gccs, you'll need to do something
>> like this:
>> extern int *__imp_foo;
>> #define foo (*__imp_foo)
>> In newer gccs, do something like this:
>> extern int foo __attribute__((dllimport));
>> These tell gcc to dereference the imported pointer, rather than
>> thinking it's the data itself.
>Thanks, that's useful to know (although there are about 250 of these
>data symbols in the code!). I'd need to brush up on my C++ (yes, this
>is actually C++ code) to figure out what's required.
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