[bf1942] Using sqlite with BF2 in Windows

"Einar S. Idsø" esi at itk.ntnu.no
Tue Apr 11 16:56:58 EDT 2006

Thank you, Andreas! At least this means that I am not doing anything
wrong, and the problem is most likely unsolvable. Guess I will just
continue work on my external manager, which will take care of the
SQL-stuff (and more), instead.


Andreas Fredriksson wrote:
> I think the import hooks were changed on win32 so that DLLs are never
> loaded. I don't remember the exact reason but most likely it was to
> avoid backdoors (e.g. DLLInit) that would install and tamper with BF's
> code without alarming PunkBuster on the client side.
> I believe the change in question is entirely in the win32 import
> implementation (the DLL resolver). Almost all extensions are
> statically linked to the shipped DLL rather than kept outside in
> separate DLLs.
> Hope this helps to clarify the situation,
> // Andreas
> --
> Those who live by the sword get shot by those who don't.

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