[Wine] Re: Wine API?

André H. wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Aug 9 13:51:38 CDT 2011

madewokherd wrote:
> Wine implements StgOpenStorageEx
> (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa380342%28v=vs.85%29.aspx)
> and other related API functions for accessing compound binary files.
> However, to use Wine for this, you must use winelib, and this is
> probably impractical. I would guess that extracting the storage code
> and removing the Windows API dependencies is also impractical.
> The format of structured storage files is publicly documented and
> fairly simple (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dd942138%28v=prot.13%29.aspx),
> so rolling your own solution is possible, though not ideal. I was
> hoping there'd be some open source library for this, but all I can
> find is OpenMCDF (http://sourceforge.net/projects/openmcdf/) which
> relies on .NET.

so still winelib seems the best solution

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