[Mono-devel-list] Specifying DllImport EntryPoint

Jonathan Pryor jonpryor at vt.edu
Sun Sep 28 15:05:09 EDT 2003

Some replies inline...

On Sun, 2003-09-28 at 14:46, Marcus wrote:
> .NET allows the EntryPoint of a P/Invoke method to be given either as a symbol 
> or as an ordinal value (e.g. EntryPoint="#1"), where the ordinal values are 
> obtained by the Windows program bindump. Does Mono allow entry points to be 
> specified this way, 

I have no idea if mono supports this.

> and if so, how does one find the ordinal value of the 
> entry points?

Simple: run "DUMPBIN.EXE /EXPORTS" on the library.

Problem is, that's a rather Windows-specific solution (MS SDK-specific,

I don't know if ELF shared libraries support ordinal value entry points,
or what Linux tools can be used to find an ordinal-valued entry point.

 - Jon

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