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Dynamic Libraries with Delayed Function Loading

, 27 Oct 2011 Public Domain 10.2K 250 6
This article explains how to create a dynamic library that loads exported functions the first time they are used, opposed to loading them when the library is loaded.
#pragma once

FARPROC Delayed_Function_Load(const char * /*lib_name_sz*/, const char * /*proc_name_sz*/);
void Delayed_Function_Free(FARPROC & /*payload_proc*/);

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Vasil Bachvarov
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