turnpike 6 - a challenge for i cognoscenti, or a lost cause
robert w hall
bobh at n-cantrell.demon.co.uk
Sun Mar 4 06:51:58 CST 2001
In article <h9WvSFAzcPo6EwnM at n-cantrell.demon.co.uk>, robert w hall
<bobh at n-cantrell.demon.co.uk> writes
>In article <mNluuZAicvf6Ewdz at n-cantrell.demon.co.uk>, robert w hall
><bobh at n-cantrell.demon.co.uk> writes
>>In article <3a7ed58c.5295269 at news.pop.debitel.net>, Juergen Schmied
>><juergen.schmied at debitel.net> writes
>>>It may use some shell related features but there is nothing what makes it too
>>>hard to fake a explorer like environment to this program.
>>>It just means some folders are implemented as shell extensions. To host such
>>>a extension you don't have to use the windows explorer. Any explorer-like
>>>program should do the job - like the GXExplorer. Last time I tried (half year
>>>this program was nearly usable.
>>>It would be possible to write a small standalone program to host such a
>>>shell extension also.
>3 recent posts on demon.ip.support.turnpike appear relevant here...
>Firstly apparently neither GXexplorer nor Power Desk work properly with
>TP6, even under winders.
>And secondly Sean Legassick (who wrote most of TP6) has said that he
>believes Shell32.dll in wine is not ( or at least was not a few months
>ago) developed enough to support TP6
Gerard Patel has now had a look at TP6 in the flesh. It is indeed very
tightly integrated with M$ Explorer - his conclusion - lost cause :-(
robert w hall
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