DPA_Create/Search may be missing

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at baikal.ru
Tue Jan 20 09:26:28 CST 2004

"Hans Leidekker" <hans at it.vu.nl> 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).

Thanks. That's just another proof for ReactOS guys to make use of Wine
headers and libraries instead of ones provided by MinGW.


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