wine and gdi+
felix.nawothnig at t-online.de
Mon Jun 13 05:23:40 CDT 2005
Michael Büttner wrote:
> I was checking wine for GDI+ support and noticed that there are no headers or
> anything at all. I did not find any further information, so i guess there's
> no work being done there?
Seems so. Might be related to the fact that it's not widely used yet and
not shipped with pre-XP Windows so most apps which use it (are there
any? :) probably come with their own gdiplus.dll.
I should note that gdiplus.dll is written in plain C - it exports just
the (documented) "flat APIs" with all the C++ classes being in the PSDK
headers so it should be possible to support it in Wine.
> So, winelib is not an option. What about using wine and native gdiplus.dll,
> any experiences?
As gdiplus.dll seems to be just a wrapper around gdi32.dll (at least
that's what the imports indicate, MSDN claims "Applications based on the
Microsoft Win32 API do not access graphics hardware directly. Instead,
GDI+ interacts with device drivers on behalf of applications.") using
native gdiplus.dll should be no problem.
But as I don't know any app using GDI+ I can't test that. ;)
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