winebuild & (name, heap, init)

Dimitrie O. Paun dpaun at
Wed Sep 11 10:18:02 CDT 2002

On September 11, 2002 11:02 am, Patrik Stridvall wrote:
> > It's a temporaray solution anyway: we need
> > help from the compiler, writing a C parser (no, a gcc-C parser) is
> > a lot of work.
> Yes. I know I have tried. :-)

Me too. :))))

> > Mingw supports __declspec, Urlich, what would it take
> > for the regular gcc to support it under Linux/ELF?
> But what should it do? Just generate a special dllexport section
> that you can read with appropriate tools or what?

Exactly. If they put all information in a section that we can later
parse, we're almost done.

> > But beyond that, we can *today* compile Wine with Mingw as PE. So
> > what we need is a checkspec make target which would run your script,
> > compile Wine as PE, extract what needs extracting from there, and
> > compare results. This does not need to happen all the time, only
> > from time to time by some people that (1) have Mingw installed,
> > and (2) care to do it :).
> True. However I still a little worried about the "stabillity"
> of the solution.

Why? This is as good of a verification method (no, even better) than
what we have today.


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