Registering DLL's

Jeff Smith whydoubt at
Wed Dec 4 15:05:01 CST 2002

>From: "Dimitrie O. Paun" <dpaun at>
>On December 4, 2002 01:36 pm, Jeff Smith wrote:
> > Does anyone have any better ideas on what the "Right Way" to tackle
> > this item is?  I am sure that adding external functions that do not
> > exist in native versions is *not* the way.
>This was Alexandre's idea. Alexandre, a more detailed brain dump on
>the configuration stuff would be useful. For example:
>C.1 Merge configuration into the registry
>Any gochas? What would it take?
>C.5 Make Wine's DLLs register themselves to avoid manual merging of the 
>How should this be implemented? See Jeff's questions.
>C.6 Write wine.inf script to setup a new Wine installation
>Do we have the code that executes .inf scripts? Is this one
>just a matter of writing the scripts?

For those interested, here are a couple of links relating to
the INF file format (1), and the SetupAPI (2).  I don't know
how complete our implementation is, but it can be found under



-- Jeff S

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