Re: Localization help... (stange InitInstance behavior)

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Fri, 24 Jul 2009 17:56:01 -0400
Cadwell <> wrote:

Well when I step into CWinApp::InitInstance I get this
BOOL CWinApp::InitInstance()
m_hLangResourceDLL = LoadAppLangResourceDLL();
if(m_hLangResourceDLL != NULL)

Ah, that's new. I haven't noticed this before (in my defence, I don't
use MFC, just ATL).

My guess is, you are building with MFC DLL (Project | Properties |
General | Use of MFC = Use MFC in a Shared DLL), in which case
_AtlBaseModule is the instance inside mfc80.dll (or whatever it is
called nowadays), not inside your DLL. Recall that each module has its
own copy. I guess MFC uses a bit of ATL internally, and that line is
needed to set up MFC itself correctly, not to help your application.
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