Resource loading error

Chris Miller chris at
Mon Jul 23 16:07:28 PDT 2007

On Thu, 12 Jul 2007 04:41:49 -0400, Gilles G. <schaouette at> wrote:

> Hello,
> I am trying to use some resources for a program using the windows API.
> For instance, I just try to load an image.
> the resource file test.rc looks like:
>    1   BITMAP "logo.bmp"
> I compile this resource file using rcc.exe test.rc, this create test.res
> Then I try to use the resource in my program (test.d) like this:
>     ghBmp = LoadBitmapA(ghWndMain, MAKEINTRESOURCEA(1));
>     assert(ghBmp);
> (I compile using dmd -oftest test.res test.d)
> But I always got an assert error at run time.
> Do you have any idea?
> --
> Gilles

Try with the -32 switch. I think Digital Mars' rcc has problems with some  
types of bitmaps.

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