Problem with InstallShield (Was Re: [Bug 629] Changed - Problem with InstallShield: ole:CoTreatAsClass(stub), ole:CoGetClassObject)
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Mon May 6 14:25:01 CDT 2002
--- Ove Kaaven <ovehk at ping.uio.no> wrote:
> On Mon, 6 May 2002, Andriy Palamarchuk wrote:
> > A problem with InstallShield was reported to
> > InstallShield support is very critical for the
> > and I decided to announce this bug on wine-devel.
> > http://bugs.winehq.com/show_bug.cgi?id=629
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> Oh, well, it's a known problem. It's not easily
> fixable in the official
> Wine tree without, say, half a man-year of work.
> There's an ugly hack (an
> one-liner) to make it work (in conjunction with a
> stdole32.tlb file from
> real Windows), but since Alexandre never yet applied
> this hack to the
> official Wine (though it might be in CodeWeavers
> Crossover), I presume he
> never will before there's a "real" solution (which
> will take man-months of
> work, and writing an IDL compiler to let us generate
> our own .tlb file
> instead of using the native one, maybe another month
> or two).
> After the WineX 2.0 release, I've once again been
> working on completing my
> version of the real solution (I'm close to have it
> working now), but of
> course, Gav probably still wants a fair chunk of
> LGPL-ed code relicensed
> in exchange...
Ove, is this the same issue as described in bug 423
"Out of Process COM"?
If you don't mind I'll add your comments to that bug.
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