[mscoree/tests 4/4] Fix test failures on W2K and earlier

Paul Vriens paul.vriens.wine at gmail.com
Mon Nov 22 12:57:28 CST 2010

On 11/22/2010 05:57 PM, Vincent Povirk wrote:
> I think this test can be removed.
> I wanted to verify that LoadLibraryShim would succeed for a dll that
> is absent from the .NET system directory but present in system32. I
> had heard of LoadLibraryShim succeeding for gdiplus, so I was very
> surprised when this failed.
> I was so surprised that I did the same test with gdi32, because I was
> sure that would never be duplicated. (And it looks like it isn't.)
> I think that the older versions must have gdiplus in the .NET system
> directory so that the System.Drawing libraries (which are a thin
> wrapper around gdiplus) can load it. I guess that .NET searches for
> libraries in the .NET system directory and the regular path, meaning
> this is not needed on later versions of Windows that have gdiplus in
> system32.
> Anyway, I think this shows that the success or failure is not
> important in this case, and we don't need the test.

I was smart enough to make that the last patch (after briefly talking to 
you in Paris). I'll change the patch and resend the series.



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