[Wine] Re: Native and Builtin dll

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Thu Jul 24 17:56:35 CDT 2008

Chris MacKay wrote:
> Wine DLLs are "fake"

Not really. Wine dlls are as real as it gets, only in the different file format (ELF instead of PE). And no they don't just pass some windows calls. Wine _reimplements_ windows API on top of POSIX.

What I was referring to as a "fake dlls" are the dlls Wine itself creates in system32 (and other) directories. Those are real PE dlls, just have no code in them, only resources.

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