[shell32tests/shelllink.c] Use aliases for ordinals

Francois Gouget fgouget at codeweavers.com
Wed Feb 16 06:11:41 CST 2005

Paul Millar wrote:
> Hi Francois,
> In an ideal world, yes we should use the names such as 
> SHILCreateFromPath etc. and fix MinGW.
> So, perhaps I could suggest a compromise.  When adding new tests, 
> people check if they work under current MinGW.  If they don't, then 
> the ordinal is used.
> Once a month (or however often people care about this), we sweep up 
> all the ordinal-based tests, patch MinGW to support them and switch 
> back to named exports.  Could we hack together a macro that switches 
> between ordinal-based to name-based exports?  That should eliminate a 
> lot of the donkey work.

Switching to ordinals only to switch back to importing by name once 
MinGW is fixed is madness.

MinGW is an open-source project, we have already forked it, so there's 
no reason not to fix it.

Francois Gouget
fgouget at codeweavers.com

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