Using wine directdraw dll on windows?

Joseph Garvin k04jg02 at
Mon Aug 25 15:06:24 CDT 2008

Stefan Dösinger wrote:
>> Our d3d implementation works pretty well on Windows(well, as good as it does
>> on Wine), with the exception of directdraw. The problem with ddraw is that
>> ddraw.dll needs wined3d.dll, which loads opengl32.dll, and Microsoft's
>> opengl32.dll loads ddraw.dll. Oops.
>> Currently we have no real attacking point to this issue.
Is there any good reason for the windows opengl32.dll to be loading 
ddraw.dll? Might it load it without actually using it? Seems odd that 
the 3D acceleration API would want to hook into the legacy 2D one.

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