RESEND: Try to avoid loading 16-bit DLLs into memory for accessing version info

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Aug 2 12:22:01 CDT 2004

"Dmitry Timoshkov" <dmitry at> writes:

> "Alexandre Julliard" <julliard at> wrote:
>> I think it would
>> be better to try to take loadorder into account, though I admit it's
>> not trivial to do.
> Any idea how to do it without breaking DLL separation?

A possibility would be to use wine_dll_get_owner; if the dll doesn't
have an owner then you know it's native only and you can access the
file directly. This way you only do the LoadLibrary16 for dlls that
have a builtin implementation, it's not perfect but probably good

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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