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[WSL] calling .so functions from a Win10 DLL or process RRS feed

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  • Microsoft experts-

    When using WSL, is it possible to call Linux .so (shared library) functions from a Win10 DLL ?  If not, what is the recommended way to communicate between a Win10 process and Linux .so libs ?  Could we run a Linux "function call handler" process with which the Win10 process communicates ?

    Thanks.

    -Jeff
    Signalogic



    Monday, August 21, 2017 2:50 AM

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  • You have asked in the wrong forum. This forum is for questions and discussions about the TechNet Wiki. I will move this question to a more appropriate forum.

    Also, there might be information you use linked on this page:

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/commandline/wsl/about


    Richard Mueller - MVP Enterprise Mobility (Identity and Access)

    Monday, August 21, 2017 3:49 PM
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  • Richard-

    Thanks for your reply.  To what forum should the question be posted ?

    I was already told to move it here as follows:

      https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/windows_other-winapps/calling-so-funtions-from-a-win10-dll/686423eb-dfde-43b0-9dab-0c4fb1c97267

    but the "forum" link in that reply is just a search page.  Also I posted a question here:

      https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/commandline/2017/07/28/windows-subsystem-for-linux-out-of-beta/#comment-30026

    but that one is still waiting for the moderator (Rich Turner).

    So far I can't find any tech / developer forum, WSL related or otherwise, to accept my question.

    -Jeff

    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:10 PM
  • OK, I could not find a forum for this question (I think I followed some the same rabbit holes you did), so I will move it to a forum where others may have ideas. Otherwise, you may post a question to one of the recent blog posts linked on the page I linked above. Some of the discussions are current and addressed by Microsoft developers.


    Richard Mueller - MVP Enterprise Mobility (Identity and Access)

    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:24 PM
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  • Might ask over here.

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/home?category=vslanguages

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/home?forum=windowsgeneraldevelopmentissues&filter=alltypes&sort=lastpostdesc

     

     



    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows Server] Datacenter Management

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    Monday, August 21, 2017 4:28 PM
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