pragma, dlls, etc
robby.lansaw at gmail.com
Wed Feb 7 00:27:58 PST 2007
Mike Parker wrote:
> Robby wrote:
>> I've spent the past couple of hours beating my head around this so I
>> thought I would see if I can get some help.
>> Considering the following directory structure:
>> dmd -run b/c/main.d -I../b -I../b/c/d/
>> in main.d I have
>> pragma (lib, r"b/c/d/my.dll");
>> and I get Not a valid library file
>> Obviously there is, but is there something I'm missing?
> You need to create an import library (my.lib) and link to that. DMD
> doesn't link directly to DLLs. In fact, most C and C++ compilers do not
> do this on Windows, either. MingW is the only one I know of that accepts
> DLLs on the command line in place of library archives.
I've ran implib.exe against it and generated a my.lib file which I've
put into the same directory as my.dll, and when I use:
pragma (lib, r"b/c/d/my.lib");
I get an alert box stating "This application has failed to start because
my.dll was not found"
Sorry, that was in my draft.. didn't make it into the post though
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