DLL Hell

DLL Hell

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. In computing, DLL hell is a colloquial term for the complications that arise when working with dynamic link libraries used with Microsoft Windows operating systems, particularly legacy 16-bit editions which all run in a single memory space. Although the term is Windows-specific the rhyme is often used to depict a dependency hell case. DLL hell often shows up in a Windows alert pop-up that reports something similar to "A Required DLL File, Z.DLL, was not found" or "The procedure entry point Y couldn't be located in X.DLL" when users try to run an application, or during startup. This can also manifest itself more quietly as applications not working properly. It takes a number of forms, as detailed below.show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 613652502X
  • 9786136525020