extern variable question
reif at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 15 20:19:52 CDT 2004
Francois Gouget wrote:
>On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Robert Reif wrote:
>>OK. Here is the beginnings of a joystick test. I want to use
>>c_dfDIJoystick2 which is defined as extern in dinput.h and exists in
>>dinput.dll.so but is not exported. It's also not exported in windows
>>dinput.dll but it is in dinput.lib.
>Are you really sure it is not exported by dinput.dll? The usual tools
>list all the exported *functions* but I'm not sure they list exported
>variables. You seem to think that dinput.lib is a static library which
>is very doubtful.
c_dfDIJoystick2 is a const data structure defined by microsoft and is
dinput code to initialize the joystick data format.
I did a strings on dinput.dll and dinput.lib. It's not in in the dll
but it is in the lib.
What is dinput.lib? It is not a dll and winedump doesn't recognize it
nm on it reports that it contains dinput.dll stuff.
Download the DirectX SDK from Microsoft and look at the files in the lib
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