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Win32: Function Calling Conventions __cdecl & __stdcall

Posted in Programming by Karthik Murugesan on December 17, 2006

I was wondering why VC6 linker prepends an underscore to the function names while displaying errors during linking. I found this article on the win32 function calling conventions and details on why VC6 compiler rewrites the function names in the symbol table.

Check it out @ http://www.unixwiz.net/techtips/win32-callconv.htm

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