Device drivers in Wine

Eric Pouech pouech-eric at
Sat Jun 19 01:05:37 CDT 2004

Damjan Jovanovic a écrit :
> Hi
> Basically, I have a Windows user-space device driver,
> and I need to get it working under Linux.
> I note Wine has some "device" functions
> (FILE_CreateDevice(), and DOSFS_OpenDevice()). How do
> these work and what do they do? Are they documented
> anywhere?
what driver is it ? if it is run as a standard DLL, just open the driver 
as a DLL, and call it's entry point.

> And is there a way to open and use a Windows DLL from
> a Linux program?
the simpliest way is to make your program a winelib. Otherwise, look at 
what the mono or the Ardour folks did lately (search on wine-devel archives)

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