Hello, and thanks in advance for your help.
I am trying to create a library (.lib) file using VC6. I created a "Static
Library" project, created a .c source code file, and put my one function
in it. I compile it, and it generates a .lib file.
Now, to use it in another project, I have added the directory the .lib
file is in to the Library directories list under Tools | Options |
Directories. It seems to be finding the .lib file OK.
The problem is that my EXE program fails in the link step with error
LNK2001: unresolved external symbol __imp__TestFunction. If I run DUMPBIN
/SYMBOLS on the .lib file, it has the symbol _TestFunction defined, but
How do I get the names to match up? Looking at other .lib files I use,
they have both _<functionname> and __imp__<functionname> defined, so it
appears that I'm not doing something to get VC6 to define both names when
I build my .lib file.
I'm using "__declspec(dllexport) void TestFunction" in the .c file to
create the .lib file, and I've tried everything (including
__declspec(dllimport)) in my .exe project.
Any help you can give me would be great!
When creating a LIB file also create a DEF file that lists the functions
that you want to be exported from the library file.
See the documentation.
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