[Wine] Re: Couple DLL problems
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Mon Mar 9 18:03:26 CDT 2009
Gert van den Berg wrote:
> Is there any way to checking whether this (A DLL with the same name as
> a "standard" one in die application directory is trying to load the
> DLL from its normal location) is what happens? (If I do not have
> access to the source code if the DLL)
Wine always prefers it's own (built-in) dlls over natives except for few "stub" dlls - mostly placeholder dlls.
This is done on purpose. And all discussions about changing that lead to - "yes we want it that way for number of reasons (....)". And there are even bugs filed for apps that have their own dll with the name identical to the built-in. But the dll have nothing to do with each-other. So the app crashes trying to use wrong dll. Same for Office 2005+ and it's "special" riched32.dll.
So in short - no it won't be fixed any time soon. You have to hack Wine/wrpaper dll to make it do what you want. And if you don't have source - well you can hack it with hexedit :-)
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