[antony@antgel.co.uk: .msi files]

Zsolt Rizsanyi rizsanyi at myrealbox.com
Fri Aug 1 14:06:16 CDT 2003


On Friday 01 August 2003 17.03, Antony Gelberg wrote:
> Hi Wine developers,
>
> I posted this to the wine-users list but no joy.  I was wondering if
> anyone could give me some advice?  Does Windows Installer work?

If it only gives those messages then maybe the installer is already installed? 
Did you check that?

It does emit much more messages for me, and at least starts the GUI.
But I have various native dlls copied over and the msiexec.exe is set to be 
run in desktop mode.

> Sorry for posting here, but I have searched and searched and just can't
> find anything helpful on the subject.
>
> FYI - I'm using ~/.wine/fake_windows, as I want to eventually get rid of
> my Windows partition altogether.  But if anything needs copying across, I
> can do that.
>
> On another note, I'm really surprised that the wine-users list is so
> quiet as it's such an important bit of software.
>
> Antony
>
> ----- Forwarded message from Antony Gelberg <antony at antgel.co.uk> -----
>
> From: Antony Gelberg <antony at antgel.co.uk>
> To: wine-users at winehq.com
> Subject: .msi files
>
> Hi all,
>
> I've done some searching, but no joy.  Anyone have any idea on how to
> install software that needs Windows Installer to install?
>
> I've tried installing bout the 98 and 2K versions under wine, but only
> get:
>
> cdrom $ /usr/local/bin/wine ./instmsiw.exe
> fixme:win32:PE_CreateModule Security directory ignored
> fixme:process:CreateProcessA (X:\IXP000.TMP\msiinst.exe,...):
> NORMAL_PRIORITY_CLASS ignored
> cdrom $ /usr/local/bin/wine --version
> Wine 20030709
> cdrom $
>
> Any ideas?
>
> Antony
>
> ----- End forwarded message -----


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