Office 97 installation
apa3a at yahoo.com
Tue May 21 09:59:45 CDT 2002
--- Raul Dias <chaos at swi.com.br> wrote:
> >> For some time now Microsoft Office 97 installs
> >> almost perfect.
> >> However, in the end of the instalation it warns
> >> about
> >> vbe.dll could not regiter itself.
> >I'm not sure, but it is possible that installer
> >not find and execulte regsvr32 - the application,
> >which registers dlls. Wine version was added to the
> >main tree not so long time ago. Plus, until
> >the wine applications were not installed with wine.
> >Be sure you have this application and it is
> I have it installed and working (as opposed to
> in my /usr/bin .
> However wine apps doesn't seem to find it.
> Should I rename it to regsvr32.exe and move (with
> the regsvr32.so) to my %windows dir ?
The current wineinstall script should create
*.exe->wine and *.exe.so->*.so links in the windows
directory and wine should find the app there.
> If so, wouldn't it be better to let wine
> (win32) call native linux applications?
> Maybe a replacement section in the config which
> accept stuff like:
I think you can call Linux apps from Windows
> #This would let a call to a generic (search in
> #Path) notepad and call a generic (in the user's
> #Path) gvim
> "notepad.exe" = "gvim"
> #This would be a more restricted one
> #only if the application called matchs the dir
> "c:\windows\sol.exe" = "/usr/X11R6/bin/solitaire"
> This would also avoid a linking hell in the c:\
All this can be implemented with "links hell", right?
> If wine can already call unix applications, or a
> section as I suggest works, I can write an app to
> wine mime and extention registries (as windows
> explorer does
> on windows) with KDE/Gnome/mailcap/mime .
> I am not familiar with wine insides other than
> compiling it,
> but this might be a way I can help.
Sounds good for me. Anybody else can give a feedback?
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