Newbie question: WineLib DLLs

Steven Edwards winehacker at
Sat May 5 15:46:15 CDT 2007

On 5/5/07, Christian Eggers <ceggers at> wrote:
> Problem:
> The dll is linked against an external (non-wine) shared lib. How can my dll be integrated in
> wine without forcing other users to get the external library in order to compile wine?

Look at how capi32 does delay loading of the native capi library or
how mscms32 uses libcms. You can make it a soft dependancy so people
can still still compile and use wine without your library.

Steven Edwards

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