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Re: mmsystem, portable Audio library
- To: gnu-win32 at cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: mmsystem, portable Audio library
- From: "Curtis L. Olson" <curt at me dot umn dot edu>
- Date: Tue, 16 Jun 1998 10:18:37 -0500
- Cc: "\"John D. Rogers\" <jrogers at cascadenet dot com> Benjamin Riefenstahl <benny at crocodial dot de> Tom Knienieder <knienieder at ms dot netwing dot at> Steve Baker" <sbaker at link dot com>
- References: <199806152003.PAA20255@kenai.me.umn.edu><firstname.lastname@example.org>
Curt Olson wrote:
> ... some stuff about not being able to run executables linked
> against "mmsystem.dll" ...
Benjamin Riefenstahl writes:
> mmsystem.dll is a 16-bit component (NE executable). According to my docs
> you need to link to winmm.dll for 32 bits.
John D. Rogers writes:
> I think not. The problem you're facing is that "mmsystem.dll" is a
> 16-bit .DLL and can't be used from within a 32-bit application without
> special effort on your part.
> The .DLL I think you want to be working with is "winmm.dll" which
> resides in your "system32" subdirectory underneath your NT install
> directory. This is a 32-bit .DLL intended for use with 32-bit apps.
Thanks everyone for your help. This appears to have solved my
... silly me ... thinking if I include "mmsystem.h" that I should link
against "mmsystem.dll" ... oh well ... :-)
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Curtis Olson University of MN, ME Dept.
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