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Inner Guts of WinSock.dll

Inner Guts of WinSock.dll

Inner Guts of WinSock.dll

(OP)

Hi Guys it's KAZ!!!!!
   Suppose I want to see the inner guts of WinSock.dll
  using Borland C++ ver 5.0
   How would I do that.
   I have  opened the WinSock.dll file in C++
 and got a screen showing BITMAP
                          MENU
                          DIALOG
                          etc.....
 But no code and nothing workable.
      Explain!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!AnyBody.
    
 

RE: Inner Guts of WinSock.dll

Hi Kaz,

Well appart from some string tables and labels and so forth the dll will contain sod all readable stuff, it's machine code, generally you use the windsock as a collection of services, it contains a collection of functions and base class objects created when you call it, these interface youre program to the network sub system (i just had to see which forum i was on) now i wouldn't think that they would provide the source code for this, But as always there are other ways to find out. some of the later compiliers will disasemble object code, but you don't need to!

check out this site for network support
http://nemesis.sourceforge.net/browse/index.html
this explans a lot of the low level stuff. and has source code. another source of information is linux, as it includes the source code!

as an aside i like BC++5, but Builder and VB have a drop in winsock components. you just drop it in your project set the port you want and hey a network connection.

Robert

RE: Inner Guts of WinSock.dll

(OP)


Hi Roberd!!!!
 Can I get Borland Builder for free and if yes were?????

RE: Inner Guts of WinSock.dll

Hi KAZ

Maybe?, i actaully got a copy (builder 4 pro) on a magazine cover disk (August PC Plus a UK Publication), i have also heard that it has been included on a cover disk with one of our local Australian magazines, not sure on your local situation but check those out.

I know imprise were offering BC 5.5 (or something)m free for down load. also another source not so free are Books often they include a copy with the "all about xyz product" so check out Amazon or fatbrain etc.

HTH
Robert.

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