Writing Main Program to test dll

I need a short Main program written in BC5 to test out my dll.
Dll complied using MFC, VC++6.
dll function -
extern "C" int Testing(void);
return value is the status of Testing function.
I have tried using _import and loadlibrary. But can't seems to work.

raymondweeAsked:
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MDarlingConnect With a Mentor Commented:
change extern "C" int Testing(void) to

extern "C" __declspec(dllexport) int Testing(void)

this will ensure that C++ exports your function correctly.
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MDarlingCommented:
if your going to use your dll from other languages such as VB you should declare it also as stdcall like this...

extern "C" __declspec(dllexport) __stdcall int Testing(void)

This will ensure that the parameter passing method can be used by VB and other stdcall mechanism languages.

regards,
Mike.
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MDarlingCommented:
a program to test this would look like...



void main()
{

  HANDLE hLib=LoadLibrary("MyLib.DLL");
  if(hLib)
  {
     FARPROC fProc=GetProcAddress(hLib,"Testing");
     if(fProc)
     {
      // successfully got proc address
     }
  }

}


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raymondweeAuthor Commented:
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raymondweeAuthor Commented:
Thanks.
I have added those codes you mentioned.
but I can't get the address of the Function.(dll)
I have just changed my dll function to

extern int __declspec(dllimport) Test(char *name), where name is a input parameter for user to input name.

So my GetProcAddress should still be fProc = GetProcAddress(hLib,"Test");
right?

But the "if(fProc) ruturns NULL..

Pls help.



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MDarlingCommented:
"C" grade?????
why not just ask for more info and not grade yet?


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MDarlingCommented:
My answer was correct - by not putting extern "C" you have changed the name of the function.

You have introduced C++ name mangling - put the extern "C" back and all should be well.

Use the quickview application or depends.exe with VC++ to view the exports of a DLL.

C ???



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