WINEDLLPATH and /usr/lib/wine
most at museresearch.com
Mon Jan 25 15:16:45 CST 2010
Hin-Tak Leung wrote:
> I asked about the same problem a while ago without any response, but
> I have a patch for it:
I can see how that patch would work. Though I can also see why it
wouldn't be accepted! :) I'll let you know if I come up with something
else that doesn't need a patch - though I am not hopeful.
Thanks ... mo
> I reckon it is because the wine devs don't want people to override
> certain things. WINEDLLPATH used to work until Feb/March 2006 .
> --- On Mon, 25/1/10, Michael Ost <most at museresearch.com> wrote:
>> I am wanting to direct wine to launch a specific APP.exe.so program
>> by using WINEDLLPATH during the development of APP.exe.
>> Unfortunately (and undocumented-ely if you know what I mean)
>> WINEDLLPATH is superseded by /usr/lib/wine. So if
>> /usr/lib/wine/APP.exe.so exists, WINEDLLPATH will find that one
>> instead of the one I am trying to target.
>> So, if these files exist: /usr/lib/wine/APP.exe.so
>> Then this command... WINEDLLPATH=MY_DIR wine APP.exe ... will start
>> /usr/lib/wine/APP.exe.so and not /MY_DIR/APP.exe.so.
>> Is this on purpose? It doesn't seem right at first glance. I would
>> assume that WINEDLLPATH would take precedence. Otherwise what
>> purpose would it serve?
>> Thanks for tips or background, Michael Ost Muse Research, Inc.
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