Reason of OpenAL uses ccall, even on WinDoze ....

Sven Panne Sven.Panne at
Sun Oct 23 07:40:06 EDT 2005

Am Samstag, 22. Oktober 2005 17:24 schrieb Duncan Coutts:
> I thought it was rather the other way around. I was under the impression
> that most Win32 DLLs use the ccall calling convention and that it was
> only the windows system dlls that use the stdcall convention. [...]

Hmmm, I thought that at least Microsoft itself more or less equated "DLL" and 
"stdcall", e.g. Visual Basic can only handle "stdcall" DLLs, at least up to 
and including version 6.0:;en-us;153586

I don't know if that has changed. Happily enough, I don't have to use 
VB... :-)


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