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GetDllDirectory() isn't recognized!?!?

GetDllDirectory() isn't recognized!?!?

GetDllDirectory() isn't recognized!?!?

I hate it when Visual Studio does this to me...
I'm trying to use GetDllDirectory() in my MFC DLL app.

I have this code in my function:


char dllDir[MAX_PATH];
DWORD ret = GetDllDirectoryA( (DWORD)MAX_PATH, (LPSTR)dllDir );
When I compile it, I get this compile error:


error C3861: 'GetDllDirectoryA': identifier not found, even with argument-dependent lookup
I added the SDK include and lib directories to my project settings.
I tried including <windows.h> and even <winbase.h> but no luck.

If I add this function declaration to my code (copied from <winbase.h>:


    IN DWORD nBufferLength,
    OUT LPSTR lpBuffer
I get this link error:


error LNK2019: unresolved external symbol "__declspec(dllimport) unsigned long __stdcall GetDllDirectoryA(unsigned long,char *)"

If I try using the GetCurrentDirectory() function right above it in <winbase.h> it compiles and links with no problem.

Why does Visual Studio hate me?  sad

RE: GetDllDirectory() isn't recognized!?!?

OK, nevermind.  I figured it out.
I guess it helps to read the entire page in MSDN instead of skimming through it.  winky smile
I needed to define some Windows preprocessor variables to a higher number:

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