[fpc-pascal] implicitly linking FPC-generated .dll from Visual Studio

Henry Vermaak henry.vermaak at gmail.com
Wed Mar 24 10:24:58 CET 2010

On 23 March 2010 18:39, Seth Grover <sethdgrover at gmail.com> wrote:
> First, let me declare my ignorance of MS development and Visual Studio
> in general.

You say it like it's a bad thing ;)

> I've got a FPC-generated .dll file I want to implicitly link with in a
> Visual Studio (Visual C++) project. If I understand what I'm reading,
> I have to have a "import library" .lib file which corresponds to my
> .dll. I don't see an obvious way to create this file using FPC
> directly.

I've had to create import libs for mingw once, and used dlltool.  I've
found this information useful:


Also, if you're linking your library with ld, you can pass
--out-implib to create it automatically.


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