Win to Lin Library Wrapper
stefandoesinger at gmx.at
Mon Feb 16 13:13:29 CST 2009
Wine once had a feature like this. In addition to load a DLL as builtin or
native, there was a third option called "so", which loaded a native linux lib
and looked for the symbols in there.
It was removed because it didn't really work. The main problem were +relay
logs I think. The other issue are the calling conventions. In many cases a
DLL call cannot be simply forwarded because the calling convention is
different, or because the DLL works with filenames which have to be converted
between Windows and Linux. So somewhen this feature was removed.
However, I think it would come handy in a few situations:
*) Cuda & Friends
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