André Hentschel : wineusr: Fake dlls are no problem anymore.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Wed May 5 04:17:31 CDT 2010

Module: docs
Branch: master
Commit: 784fb625246d0ac5377759e0101ac204344326e4

Author: André Hentschel <nerv at>
Date:   Tue May  4 20:47:08 2010 +0200

wineusr: Fake dlls are no problem anymore.


 en/wineusr-configuring.sgml |   10 ----------
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 10 deletions(-)

diff --git a/en/wineusr-configuring.sgml b/en/wineusr-configuring.sgml
index e556bd3..37a7cef 100644
--- a/en/wineusr-configuring.sgml
+++ b/en/wineusr-configuring.sgml
@@ -181,16 +181,6 @@
           <title>Notes About System DLL's</title> 
-          <para>
-            The Wine team has determined that it is necessary to create fake DLL
-            files to trick many programs that check for file existence to
-            determine whether a particular feature (such as Winsock and its
-            TCP/IP networking) is available. If this is a problem for you, you
-            can create empty files in the configured c:\windows\system32 directory
-            to make the program think it's there, and Wine's built-in DLL will
-            be loaded when the program actually asks for it. (Unfortunately,
-            tools/wineinstall does not create such empty files itself.)
-         </para>
            Applications sometimes also try to inspect the version resources
            from the physical files (for example, to determine the DirectX

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