No implementation for shlwapi.dll.0(StrRetToBufA)

Francois Gouget fgouget at
Sat Feb 10 17:13:10 CST 2001

On Sat, 10 Feb 2001, David D. Hagood wrote:

> I've tried to install several programs under Wine (the most recent being 
> Delorme's AAA MapNGo V6.0) and I consistently get this error:
> err:win32:fixup_imports No implementation for 
> shlwapi.dll.0(StrRetToBufA) imported from shell32.dll, setting to 0xdeadbeef
> err:win32:fixup_imports No implementation for 
> shlwapi.dll.0(StrRetToBufW) imported from shell32.dll, setting to 0xdeadbeef
> Always followed by the app calling StrRetToBufW and dying. It looks to 
> me like this function does exist in the code.
> I've tried forcing my system to use the native DLL, to use the Wine DLL, 
> to no avail. Any pointers on where to go from here?

   It seems you have already tried that but here goes anyway. On my
machine I added 

"shlwapi" = "builtin, native"

   and I no longer get the above message. If you add the above line and
you still get the same message then something else is wrong in your
DllDefaults/DllOverrides configuration.

Francois Gouget         fgouget at
                      Computers are like airconditioners
                They stop working properly if you open WINDOWS

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