Is it possible to specify WINAPI when calling a function

Posted on 2011-02-12
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
The following won't compile because GetProcAddress name clashs between the class and WINAPI. If I rename MY_ODBC_DriverMangerClass::GetProcAddress  then it works. Is there any way I can specify the WINAPI call within the body of the class function so I can keep the same function name? Any alternative suggestions?

class MY_ODBC_DriverMangerClass
            HINSTANCE DLLinstance;
            VOID LoadDriverManager() { DLLinstance = LoadLibrary(_T("odbc32.dll")); };
            FARPROC WINAPI GetProcAddress(__in  LPCSTR lpProcName) {return(GetProcAddress(DLLinstance,lpProcName));};
Question by:elcbruce
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jkr earned 500 total points
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Just use the scope resolution operator '::' to distinguish between the Windows API and your member function and that will compile fine:
class MY_ODBC_DriverMangerClass
            HINSTANCE DLLinstance;
            VOID LoadDriverManager() { DLLinstance = LoadLibrary(_T("odbc32.dll")); };
            FARPROC WINAPI GetProcAddress(__in  LPCSTR lpProcName) {return(::GetProcAddress(DLLinstance,lpProcName));};

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ID: 34882446
That worked, thanks.

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