Problems with wshelper res_init.c

Douglas E. Engert deengert at
Thu Jul 10 12:06:24 EDT 2003

Jeffrey Altman wrote:
> Douglas E. Engert wrote:
> >It looks like res_init_startup() is not being called, thus
> >the iphlpapi.dll is not being loaded, and the res_init.c ends up using the
> >other methods to find the servers.
> >
> >This might be the fix!
> >
> are you using the WSHelper library or are you ripping out pieces of it
> to include in another project?
They ripped them out and included the routines in the application. It looks
like it never called the res_init_startup. I am going to try calling it.

> res_init_startup() is called from DllMain() during the
> DLL_PROCESS_ATTACH phase of initialization.
> res_init_cleanup() is likewise executed during DLL_PROCESS_DETACH.
> Jeffrey Altman


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