[Libreoffice] SW_DLLPUBLIC limitations ...

Cedric Bosdonnat cedric.bosdonnat at gmail.com
Wed Oct 27 11:49:32 PDT 2010

Hi Tor, Michael,

I finally got it working with SAL_DLLPUBLIC_EXPORT as michael suggested.
If there is any possible trouble, let me know ;)


On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 07:21 -0600, Tor Lillqvist wrote:
> > The question (for
> > Tor) is - if we have a __declspec(dllexport) on two identical symbols in
> > two shared libraries that link to each other: will we get some vile
> > linking conflict ? [ or not ] ;-)
> As far as I could see by experimenting, yes, as long as you from a DLL don't both import and export a symbol with the same name, it should work.
> Possibly using some clever tricks or useful options to the linker it might be possible to make the linker create a DLL that both imports a certain symbol from another DLL, and also exports the same symbol.
> (If just you manage to create such a DLL, using it should not be problematic... After all, to the run-time linker, there should be nothing confusing going on.)
> But of course, without actually trying, and considering C++ is involved, take all the above with a large grain of salt.
> --tml

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