winebuild and circular DLL dependencies

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Oct 11 22:32:36 CDT 2001

Ove Kaaven <ovehk at> writes:

> Well, can this be done with delayed imports yet? I have a situation here
> where ole32 imports stuff from rpcrt4 (windows uses delayed imports for
> that), and rpcrt4 imports stuff from ole32 (again, windows uses delayed
> imports). It would be nice if I could use the winebuild delayed import
> mechanism to achieve this, instead of doing it manually with callout
> tables and stuff... but I suppose winebuild has to be changed to read
> the .spec files instead of using nm on compiled libraries... anyone
> working on it?

No, and I don't think it's a desirable feature, it's too error-prone.
Besides, circular dependencies are really something to avoid, so it
must not be too easy to do... (what does rpcrt4 need from ole32 BTW?)

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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