[Wine] Running XP programs in wine
dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 23:40:28 CST 2008
On 28/02/2008, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> 2008/2/28 Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com>:
> > Winetricks does not leave me with a msvcr80.dll for any vcrun*
> > package. If I need to install the dll without winetricks, how can I do
> > that?
> You don't need to, and you shouldn't. msvcr80 is a prickly
> beast, it doesn't just want to be copied, it wants to be gently
> placed in a specially named directory. But fear not! winetricks
> installs it perfectly well. Looky:
> $ rm -rf .wine
> $ sh winetricks vcrun2005
> Install of vcrun2005 done
> winetricks done.
> $ find .wine/drive_c -iname 'msvcr80*'
> See? Try exactly those steps and I bet you'll see it installed fine.
Yes, it did install. Only when I run vcrun2005 (not 2008 or SP1) and
that only on a fresh ~/.wine. Prickly it is. Thanks, Dan.
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