win32 binary DLLs -> Unix wrappers?

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Fri May 11 07:10:23 CDT 2001


On Fri, May 11, 2001 at 01:30:26AM -0400, Peter Duthie wrote:
> What I would like to do is take an existing windows DLL for which I have
> the SDK but not the source, and write/generate a C++ wrapper that accesses
> the code contained therein, and be linked with existing unix programs.
> Eg, say I have X.DLL, X.LIB and X.h
> Is there a way using wine that I can generate wrapper code (say
>, so that I can link it with a unix program that I would
> write around the wrapper?
> Thus I would have the benefits of developing under the unix environment
> and libraries, while utilising a necessary proprietary windows DLL.  Note,
> native windows applications that use this DLL work fine when run under
> wine regularly.
> I cannot find documentation for this in the mailing list archives, or the
> official docs, although Chapter 5 of the winelib users guide seems to be
> the right place to look, it appears to not be written yet.
> Can anyone please direct me to relevant documentation/examples/code?
Take a look at aviplay:

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