load_dll problem

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Fri May 23 10:36:53 CDT 2003

"Dimitrie O. Paun" <dpaun at rogers.com> writes:

> Herein lies the problem:
>   -- SearchPathA does not know about WINEDLLPATH, it will just look
>      for "appname.dll" which obviously does not exist (because we
>      have "appname.dll.so"). The trace clearly shows that it will
>      look in the right directory for "appname.dll", and it fails to
>      find it, so it proceeds to look in the WINDOWS dir. So the
>      path is not the problem, but rather the fact that SearchPath
>      doesn't know to also look for .so file when searching for a .dll.

That shouldn't matter, it should load the .so even if the
corresponding .dll doesn't exist, as long as the .so is somewhere in
WINEDLLPATH. Is the load order configured correctly?

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.com

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