Best DLLs to write conformance tests for?

Dan Kegel dank at
Thu Jan 13 00:14:27 CST 2005

Eric Pouech wrote:
>> Well, there's still plenty of test cases that can be written for each 
>> DLL.  Ideally we start from the bottom (ntdll, kernel, gdi, etc) with 
>> our test cases so that we can fix code in the dlls and programs that 
>> depend on those dlls.
>> Following that line of thought, imagehlp (used by winedbg), cabinet 
>> (used by msi and setupapi), wsock32 and crypt32 seem like good choices.
> since most of the symbol (& debug information) part of imagehlp has been 
> moved to dbghelp, I'd say dbghelp might be a better candidate than imagehlp
> (and winedbg uses directly dbghelp, not imagehlp)
> (it only remains in imagehlp the PE manipulation stuff, which is not 
> really used IMO).
> regarding the others DLL, I'd back up Mike suggestion, adding the socket 
> DLLs as well

Thanks for the info.  I've updated my list at
- Dan
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