c++ code

Dmitry Timoshkov dmitry at codeweavers.com
Tue May 29 20:46:31 CDT 2007

"Chris Robinson" <chris.kcat at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tuesday 29 May 2007 01:05:36 am Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
>> Yes, Microsoft doesn't support calling GDI+ flat API from anything but C++
>> wrappers. But it shouldn't be too hard to construct an appropriate object
>> in plain C that represents GpBrush for instance.
> It depends if it's an actual C++ API (eg. exposing classes with non-virtual 
> methods and member variables), or pure-virtual interfaces grabbed through a C 
> API ala DirectX. If it's the former, it may not be possible to convert it all 
> to C due to the name mangling and/or calling convention differences between 
> Unix/GCC and Windows. For that, the only thing that may work is to make an 
> actual cross-compiled Win32 DLL.

GpBrush is a pure implementation specific internal thing, as well as other
"classes". So it's completely in an developer favour to put anything he
likes to be there.


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