Returning strings from DLLs written in Delphi
Martin v. Loewis
martin at v.loewis.de
Fri Mar 8 10:09:52 CET 2002
tkeon0 at netscape.net (Trevor Keon) writes:
> I have been trying to get a DLL written in Delphi 5 to return a string
> to Python 2.1.2 (i use windll to access the dll), and all I get is a
> bunch of numbers(the numbers stay the same too).
> Does anyone have any ideas how to get around this problem?
I recommend to not use windll, but to write an explicit wrapper
instead (in C or Pascal, at your option). To my knowledge, PASCAL
strings start with a length indication. I doubt that this is a data
type supported by windll.
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