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From Ben Laurie <>
Date Mon, 06 Apr 1998 20:52:55 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> A few weeks ago, I noted that the Win32 define IS_MODULE really means
> the same thing as our Unix define SHARED_MODULE, and I suggested renaming
> the former. I've also realized that defining IS_MODULE in the module file
> (e.g. mod_status.c) is rather a silly idea, because if someone decided to
> include mod_status.c in the Win32 core instead of loading it in as a DLL,
> things would go haywire.
> In short; I'd like to change all instances of IS_MODULE to SHARED_MODULE,


> and move the defines out of the source files and into the .dsp/.mak files
> in src/os/win32.

Not so sure about this part - but I suppose it is the only way. The only
thing I dislike about it is that it makes it hard to know that
SHARED_MODULE has been defined.

I suppose a big comment somewhere explaining would help.



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