winetricks failed, expecting "system32" where I have "System32" and so on
helge.hafting at hist.no
Mon Apr 12 04:10:57 CDT 2010
Austin English wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 9, 2010 at 8:45 AM, Helge Hafting <helge.hafting at hist.no> wrote:
>> I just tried installing gdiplus using winetricks, on a debian testing
>> This failed, as winetricks tried to copy stuff into windows/system32,
>> where I happen to have Windows/System32.
>> I first tried making symlinks windows->Windows and system32->System32.
>> winetricks would run, but the app using gdiplus.dll now failed to find it.
>> The file was in Windows/System32 as expected.
>> So I removed my links, and used search&replace on winetricks, to replace all
>> occurences of "windows" and "system32" with captialized versions. Then I ran
>> winetricks again. The installation succeeded this time too, but the app
>> could still not find the dll in System32.
>> I finally gave up and copied the dll into the directory where the app
>> is installed. This worked, but is problematic; it will have to be done for
>> every app that uses this dll.
> Why did you rename system32? Are you linking your ~/.wine/drive_c to a
> real windows installation?
I never renamed system32 - I don't like uppercase in filenames. I can
only guess that wine did it that way itself in 2003 when I installed it.
I have no real windows installation. I use wine to run the one windows
program I need - a raw converter for my digital camera.
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