[Wine] Re: linux executable loading linux .so which calls windows dll

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Fri Sep 2 08:40:48 CDT 2011

malbec wrote:
> I want to write a linux .so that calls a windows .dll, which will be loaded (all by itself) as an extension to a linux executable.

Short answer - in 99% cases this won't work.

Long answer - to load a Windows DLL you need big parts of Wine. Unless you willing to spend weeks stripping all extras, it's better to use the entire Wine. And compile your "linus .so" as a winelib.

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