What do they normally mean in technical documentation when the document states:
A DLL file has a layout very similar to an .exe file, with one important difference — a DLL file contains an exports table. The exports table contains the name of every function that the DLL exports to other executables
. These functions are the entry points into the DLL; only the functions in the exports table can be accessed by other executables.
Why do they use the word Export
in describing the access to functions in the DLL?
Here is the article :