Checking Wine's spec files

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed Feb 23 02:58:16 CST 2005

Francois Gouget <fgouget at> writes:

> It turns out that a lot of the functions my script complains should
> have the -noname or not have the -noname property should:
>   * really not have a name at all
>   * or be marked as -private
> Is this something we want to do?

No, I don't think there's any harm in exporting all the functions we
know about.

> Similarly in kernel32.spec we have a bunch of entry-points for Windows
> 9x APIs which Windows exports by ordinal only. However these APIs are
> given names:
>    1 stdcall -register -i386 VxDCall0(long) VxDCall
>   24 stdcall GlobalAlloc16(long long)
> That seems wrong since none of the kernel32 dlls ever exports a
> VxDCall0 or GlobalAlloc16 function. Shouldn't this be written as
> follows instead?
>    1 stdcall -register -i386 @(long) VxDCall
>   24 stdcall @(long long) GlobalAlloc16

Using -noname would be preferable.

Alexandre Julliard
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