Office 97 installation
chaos at swi.com.br
Mon May 20 18:38:43 CDT 2002
Andriy Palamarchuk <apa3a at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Sorry if this has been discussed before but I could
>> not find
>> a searchable archieve of the list.
>Use Google. It indexes archives, stored on
Downloading the archivies and letting my MUA search was
>> For some time now Microsoft Office 97 installs
>> almost perfect.
>> However, in the end of the instalation it warns
>> vbe.dll could not regiter itself.
>I'm not sure, but it is possible that installer could
>not find and execulte regsvr32 - the application,
>which registers dlls. Wine version was added to the
>main tree not so long time ago. Plus, until recently
>the wine applications were not installed with wine.
>Be sure you have this application and it is installed.
I have it installed and working (as opposed to regedit)
in my /usr/bin .
However wine apps doesn't seem to find it.
Should I rename it to regsvr32.exe and move (with
the regsvr32.so) to my %windows dir ?
If so, wouldn't it be better to let wine applications
(win32) call native linux applications?
Maybe a replacement section in the config which would
accept stuff like:
#This would let a call to a generic (search in wine's
#Path) notepad and call a generic (in the user's unix
"notepad.exe" = "gvim"
#This would be a more restricted one
#only if the application called matchs the dir
"c:\windows\sol.exe" = "/usr/X11R6/bin/solitaire"
This would also avoid a linking hell in the c:\ tree.
If wine can already call unix applications, or a replacement
section as I suggest works, I can write an app to sync
wine mime and extention registries (as windows explorer does
on windows) with KDE/Gnome/mailcap/mime .
I am not familiar with wine insides other than compiling it,
but this might be a way I can help.
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