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

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon May 6 15:13:33 CDT 2002

Ove Kaaven <ovehk at> writes:

> 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).

It just fell through the cracks. Marcus resent me the patch and it's
applied now.

> 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...

Last we heard it was to be exchanged against the ALSA driver...

Alexandre Julliard
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