[RFC PATCH v2] vcruntime140: Add the new MSVC 2015 compiler specific DLL.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Wed Oct 28 04:00:59 CDT 2015

Martin Storsjö <martin at martin.st> writes:

> The real vcruntime140.dll actually also do some calls to ucrtbase.dll
> (linked via the api-ms-win-crt-* stub dlls), but not all the real
> functions - it only links to the following ones:
> terminate
> abort
> strcpy_s
> malloc
> _free_base
> free
> _malloc_base
> _calloc_base
> __stdio_common_vsprintf_s
> atol
> (Additionally it links to a few symbols from kernel32.dll and one from
> advapi32.dll.)

Please don't look into the internal details of the native dll.

> Given this, I still think this DLL makes sense as a standalone DLL
> instead of just a stub forwarding to ucrtbase, since that's what the
> original one does as well. At worst some of the functions may need to
> have subtly different behaviour in different versions (which I guess
> is the main reason for the DLL existing in the first place).

It seems to me that you should start with a forwarding stub. If at some
point there's a good reason for duplicating things, we can do it then.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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