Bootprocedure again

Andreas Mohr andi at
Sun Feb 24 05:17:57 CST 2002

On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 11:49:43PM -0500, lawson_whitney at wrote:
> On Sat, 23 Feb 2002, David Elliott wrote:
> > application.  Save yourself a lot of trouble trying to figure out where to
> > place a hook in wine and simply write it into a completely seperate
> > program.  You can then have wine actually run that program with a
> > CreateProcess call or similar at whatever point.  The code to do this
> > should NOT be in the wine emulators source code itself, nor do I believe
> > it should be linked in with it.
> Well, if it is a Winelib program, it would be linked with it, sort of,
> and loaded by it, but I think that is not what you mean here, is it?
> >
> > Windows itself (win9x/me at least) actually has this code in WININIT.EXE
> > which is loaded early on in the boot process.  It is not necessary or even
> > desirable to have the code in the emulator itself.  It is much more
> > desirable to have it be a completely seperate program.  Leave it to the
> <wine>/programs/
> is a good neighborhood.
Sure, and that's why I chose programs/winebootup/.

Well, it's not submitted in its complete form yet, but I'm going
to continue working on it.

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