Quickbooks 5 and printing

eric pouech eric.pouech at wanadoo.fr
Thu Apr 26 13:19:14 CDT 2001

Dan Engel wrote:
> Sean A. Walberg wrote:
> > After a long break, I'd like to figure out why quickbooks 5 can't print.
> > wineps works, ie I can print in notepad, but QB seems to implement its own
> > printing mechanism.
> >
> I would like to figure it out, too.  Here's what I've done so far:
> Using "--debugmsg warn+all,+relay,+text,+string" I found that it's trying
> to load "wineps.drv.dll" which translates into "libwineps.drv.so".  This
> doesn't work, and it appears that the QB code is what's adding the .DRV to
> the WINEPS print driver name.
I wonder if QB5 doesn't assume that all printer drivers must be .drv
(not .dll), and gets the name with basic heuristics...
we should perhaps build wineps as wineps.drv (for now it's built as

Eric Pouech (http://perso.wanadoo.fr/eric.pouech/)
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