self-registerable standard DLLs

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Jun 6 12:12:45 CDT 2002

"John K. Hohm" <jhohm at> writes:

> I noticed that the attempt to test comcat.dll on Win98 failed because
> DllRegisterServer is a stub returning E_NOTIMPL.  I have added the
> registry entries for the component categories manager to winedefault.reg,
> which should suffice for normal Wine installations.  Despite this, is it
> generally acceptable to have actual code to register/unregister a standard
> COM server DLL in its Dll[Un]RegisterServer?  It would be redundant for
> normal Wine, but hey, it's not big or complex.

Actually putting that in DllRegisterServer is arguably the right way
to do it. What we should have is some kind of installation step that
would register the Wine dlls, instead of having to put everything in

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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