Problem with InstallShield (Was Re: [Bug 629] Changed - Problem with InstallShield: ole:CoTreatAsClass(stub), ole:CoGetClassObject)

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Mon May 6 14:37:02 CDT 2002

>>>>> "Ove" == Ove Kaaven <ovehk at> writes:

    Ove> Oh, well, it's a known problem. It's not easily fixable in the
    Ove> official Wine tree without, say, half a man-year of work. There's
    Ove> an ugly hack (an one-liner) to make it work (in conjunction with a
    Ove> stdole32.tlb file from real Windows), but since Alexandre never yet
    Ove> applied this hack to the official Wine (though it might be in
    Ove> CodeWeavers Crossover), I presume he never will before there's a
    Ove> "real" solution (which will take man-months of work, and writing an
    Ove> IDL compiler to let us generate our own .tlb file instead of using
    Ove> the native one, maybe another month or two).

Could you please republish that hack?

And Alexandre could perhaps reconsider.

    Ove> After the WineX 2.0 release, I've once again been working on
    Ove> completing my version of the real solution (I'm close to have it
    Ove> working now), but of course, Gav probably still wants a fair chunk
    Ove> of LGPL-ed code relicensed in exchange...

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