DPA_Create/Search may be missing

Hans Leidekker hans at it.vu.nl
Tue Jan 20 04:32:17 CST 2004

On Tuesday 20 January 2004 10:19, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:

> Do they consider a "reverse engineering" running
> 'dumpbin /exports comctl32.dll' ?

Here's the answer I got from Danny Smith back in October last year:

> The only ways you can determine the ordinal alias in absence of
> documentation is by reverse engineering or by trial and error.   How
> were these determined?
> By pushing the limits on "clean room" development of the w32api, we
> jeopardise not only the mingw project but also other projects - cygwin,
> Watcom - that seek to provide tools mainly for ordinary developers (who
> get no value from having  DPA_Clone and friends exposed in the import
> lib).


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