[Bug 7853] New: GetSystemDirectory returns wrong directory to
wine-bugs at winehq.org
Sun Mar 25 07:57:15 CDT 2007
Summary: GetSystemDirectory returns wrong directory to 16-bit
AssignedTo: wine-bugs at winehq.org
ReportedBy: wine.bug.fr.200703 at edavies.nildram.co.uk
I'm having problems installing VB 3.0 under Wine. To try to diagnose the
problem I wrote a short test program in MSVC 1.52 (16-bit C) to display the
results of GetWindowsDirectory and GetSystemDirectory. I ran this under Windows
XP and Wine under Linux and got different results:
GetWindowsDirectory = C:\WINDOWS
GetSystemDirectory = C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM
GetWindowsDirectory = c:\windows
GetSystemDirectory = c:\windows\system32
The differences are the case of the names returned (particularly the drive
letter which I has a suspicion is tripping up the VB 3.0 installation) and also
the response of the 32-bit directory name for GetSystemDirectory.
I noticed this problem on previous versions of Wine. Instead of accepting the
default Ubuntu upgrade to 0.9.33 I uninstalled Wine (including configuration
information) and did a clean install of 0.9.33 for these tests.
Once I've committed this report I'll attempt to attach a tar.gz of the source
and executable of the test program.
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