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How can i access a Visual C++ 2005 (.net ) Class Library DLL from within a Win32 console application?

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Hi:

I have a .net Class Library DLL that consumes a Web Service and i need to expose a method that can be called from an executable. I knew how to do this for another DLLS, where the DEF file or the IDL file shows the available methods but in this case i don't see neither of those files. I'm kind of new to this escenario.

Thanks,

Johann

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I'm trying to follow the instructions here:
http://forums.msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/vclanguage/thread/c46ee154-1465-4bd3-a642-beef4263d40c/
but can't make declspec work for managed code.
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Hello,

one possibility is to create a COM wrapper to your assembly (or just expose your assembly to COM if you have the source code).

Then it's fairly easy to do a call from unmanaged C++.

Example link:
http://havdone.blogspot.com/2007/12/steps-expose-assembly-to-com.html

or you can have your Win32 console application running in mixed mode, go to your project properties (General), the choose this option : Common Language Runtime Support (/clr)
You can now add a reference to the dll in your project.

Example link:
http://www.mastropaolo.com/2005/05/28/c-mixed-mode-applications/

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Thanks jvulliet!

I will try it!

Johann
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