Unload a DLL

Dave Angel davea at ieee.org
Thu Feb 24 16:56:09 CET 2011

On 01/-10/-28163 02:59 PM, Sathish S wrote:
> Hi Ppl,
> I'm loading a dll using the *cdll.LoadLibrary *function. How can I release
> the dll after I'm done with it. Are there any functions to do this.
> Thanks,
> Sathish

In Windows, the FreeLibrary() call will decrement the load count, and 
unload the DLL if it reaches zero.  it's argument is the handle that 
LoadLibrary() returned.

I have no idea if that's available in the cdll Python interface, but it 
would make sense.


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