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The same problem occurs on VC6 which expects dllimport and
dllexport. However I did not strike the getn/setn problem.
On a similar vein, I have a DEF file for the alpha release, if
anyone wants it I can post it to the list.


Wim Couwenberg wrote:
> > Lua 5.1 (alpha) is now available for testing at
> >
> Great!  Two minor issues that I encountered:
> 1.  luaconf.h contains the lines
>       #define LUA_API __declspec(__dllexport)
>       #define LUA_API __declspec(__dllimport)
>     I guess that the __declspec options "__dllexport" and
>     "__dllimport" are for backward compatibility only.  MSDN only
>     mentions "dllexport" and "dllimport".  For example, lcc-win32 does
>     not support them (didn't check Borland CBuilder yet).
> 2.  If getn/setn support is disabled (i.e. LUA_COMPAT_GETN is not
>     defined) then the declarations of luaL_getn and luaL_setn in
>     lauxlib.h should be omitted, e.g. like:
>       #ifndef luaL_getn
>       LUALIB_API int (luaL_getn) (lua_State *L, int t);
>       LUALIB_API void (luaL_setn) (lua_State *L, int t, int n);
>       #endif
>     Otherwise, when building a DLL, these symbols are declared for
>     export but nowhere defined.  At least the lcc-win32 linker chokes
>     on this.  Did not check VC or BCB yet.
> --
> Wim