Dynamic Libaries in D

Mike Parker aldacron at gmail.com
Tue Oct 14 03:03:26 PDT 2008

Christopher Wright wrote:

> extern (Windows) tells the compiler to disguise the functions so they 
> look like regular C functions in the resulting object file. It doesn't 
> change the meaning of any code inside.

Not quite. That would be extern(C). Using the Windows version will give 
you a function with the stdcall calling convention, which changes the 
order in which parameters are passed on the stack in a function call. 
Not a good idea to use in the general case.

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