[Wine] Confusion about Dll Overriding
brymelvin at melvinart.com
Thu Nov 16 20:47:58 CST 2006
--- Alan <alan at cb.transcon.com.br> wrote:
> Alan McKinnon escreveu:
> > On Thursday 16 November 2006 16:30, Steven Woody
> >> the winecfg confused me about DLL overriding. In
> the 'libraries'
> >> tab, if i specified a Dll file name and click
> 'Add', how does Wine
> >> know where to load the native file when need?
> does it mean i also
> >> have to copy the native file into the
> >> directory? if so, why i have to bother with the
> winecfg, why not
> >> directlly copy files into the
> "c:\windows\system' and hope it
> >> will be loaded as neccessary?
> >> and, i found there are still many DLLs in the
> >> and get much smaller size than orignial windows
> native files. what
> >> does this mean?
> > From Wine's point of view, there are two kinds of
> windows dll's:
> > 1. One that is actually a Linux .so and implements
> the stuff you expect
> > gdi.<something_or_other> that will never in a
> brazillion years work as
> What you mean whyt
> "never in a brazillion years"
> > alan
I think that was just a colloquialism:(slang)
as usually used as "never in a million years" or
it wans't probably meant as a literal X to the X power
number...just a vague number approaching infinity.
The meaning being that it is never likely to happen
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