shell32/tests: ILFree is not exported on all versions
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Wed Jun 29 09:22:54 CDT 2005
Wednesday, June 29, 2005, 7:47:38 AM, you wrote:
> * On Wed, 29 Jun 2005, Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>> By a looks of it wine using same IMalloc interface for both. Native,
>> including XP and server 2003 still export SHGetMalloc.
>> In other words I don't see a problem using SHGetMalloc on wine and all
>> of native versions.
> Not a problem, just a message from MSDN :
> | SHGetMalloc Function
> | Not currently supported.
> | Remarks
> | This function should no longer be used. Use the CoTaskMemFree and
> | CoTaskMemAlloc functions in its place.
> Plus CoTaskMemFree() lets us get rid of one global variable. :-P
> No, this isn't a persuading act. This might be more of my question:
> --Why MS decided to write about stopping to support this function?
That's what they do - screwing people up.
Yeh, I read that. There is no way they can delete SHGetMalloc without braking
huge number of programs. BTW on Win CE it's still what they suggest.
And the last note: this patch made it in :P
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