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I need something like "ExitProc" but for dll's, because
"ExitProc should only be used when generating .EXE files."(Delphi help)
There is code that I was created for .exe files.
....
var SaveProc:Pointer;
....
SaveProc := ExitProc;
ExitProc := @MyExitProc

procedure MyExitProc;
begin
ExitProc := SaveProc
....
end;
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Question by:trunin
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by:Wim ten Brink
ID: 6850270
Why not use the finalization part of a unit? Write the DLL code in a seperate unit, not the .dpr file, and add an initialization and a finalization part to it.
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TOndrej earned 100 total points
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The help says "Inside a DLL, you can use the DLLProc variable instead."
But I think I've heard that there's a bug in the RTL which causes that your libraryproc is never called with DLL_PROCESS_DETACH (or was it DLL_THREAD_DETACH?).
You'd better test it for yourself.
Also try finalization sections, as Workshop_Alex suggested (Hi, Alex! :-)
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by:trunin
ID: 6850403
Hi all.
To TOndrej:
I was tested it but when I unload dll then it allways call DLLProc with DLL_PROCESS_ATTACH parameter. :(

TO Workshop Alex:
I will try your idea later.
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by:cubud
ID: 6850704
procedure LibEntry(Reason: Integer);
begin
  if Reason = DLL_THREAD_DETACH then
  begin
    Do your code here
  end;
end;

begin
  DllProc := @LibEntry;
end.


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