DLL usage in RunRev

Rishi Viner rishi at puredata.com.au
Mon Nov 28 05:27:50 EST 2005

Hi Ken,

Thanks for the great tip (below). Do you have any links / info / experience in 
doing this with Linux .so (shared object) files? I would be interested in 
doing this with database drivers to isolate myself from version changes. Any 
help / links appreciated...

> > Basically an DLL is either built exclusively for Revolution using the
> > headers/source provided in the Externals kit, or it is a third party DLL
> > (a "normal" DLL"). Revolution externals are loaded with the "set the
> > externals to <list of externals>" command (see "externals" in the
> > Transcript Dictionary), and third party DLLs *can* be used, but you have
> > to provide an intermediary to call them (see the tip).
> >
> > Hope this helps,
> >
> > Ken Ray
> > Sons of Thunder Software
> > Web site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/
> > Email: kray at sonsothunder.com

Rishi Viner


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