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From "Bill Stoddard" <b...@wstoddard.com>
Subject Re: Win32 ordinal binding concerns
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2000 05:11:25 GMT

> > From: trawick@bellsouth.net [mailto:trawick@bellsouth.net]On Behalf Of
> > Jeff Trawick
> >
> > "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wrowe@rowe-clan.net> writes:
> >
> > > Bill and others interested,
> > >
> > > Please look at the current 2.0 library and executable binaries
> > > in the depends.exe utility.  You will observe only one module is
> > > bound by ordinal, and that is ws2_32.dll (which is a MS problem.)
> >
> > Is this to say that the linker binds on the symbol name instead of the
> > ordinal number?
>
> Heck yeah :-)
>

That would be most cool!  Is this by default or do you need to twiddle settings in the compiler?
 I
could have sworn that Ken Parzygnat and I did some testing that showed linking by ordinals,
which is
why we added the stupid .def files (with ordinals) in the first place. Bleh...

Bill


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