[fpc-pascal] Object file requiring kernel32.dll functions
patspiper at gmail.com
Sun Jun 21 17:09:27 CEST 2015
The situation is as follows:
- Platform: Windows
- file1.obj: 3rd omf object file (no source available) that can be used
by Delphi linker and calls kernel32.dll functions such as GetTickCount
- file1.coff: file1.obj converted to coff format using objconv.exe
(http://www.agner.org/optimize) with the exported names adjusted to be
used by fpc.
- fpc is passed on the following options: -k-L/usr/i586-mingw32msvc/lib
- Compiling (via Lazarus) outputs several errors like:
project1.lpr(20,1) Error: Undefined symbol: GetVersion
How come Delphi can produce a working executable and fpc can't?
Could it be that something is getting lost in the omf/coff conversion?
Can something else be done?
It isn't possible to declare the kernel32.dll functions as external as
it is file1.obj that requires them.
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