[D-runtime] Arghhh, DLLs broken on Win32 *again*!

Walter Bright walter at digitalmars.com
Wed Mar 21 15:44:29 PDT 2012

On 3/21/2012 3:09 PM, Martin Nowak wrote:
>> It's debatable whether gcstub is really needed for this anyway.  All it 
>> provides is some space savings in the generated DLL, and in turn guarantees 
>> that the DLL can only be loaded by a D executable.  I'd be more interested in 
>> generating DLLs that can be loaded by executables of any language, and so 
>> would leave out gcstub.
> The whole Windows DLL support is flawed.

That may be, but until a better approach is made we must not break existing code.

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