Dual boot solves everything?

Thomas Wickline twickline2 at triad.rr.com
Mon Nov 18 13:24:38 CST 2002

Fredrick P. Lackey wrote:

> Gentlemen,
> First of all, thanks to everyone with your input so far.  I've now been
> able to get IE v6.0 up and running as well as a few other less important
> applications.  Which brings me to a few more questions…
> 1. Since it is possible to use native DLLs with applications, can one
> assume that on a dual boot machine with Win98 SE2 and Red Hat v8.0 that
> it would only be necessary to install the desired application under
> Windows, then add native DLLs to the Wine config file to get [almost]
> *any* Windows application to function?
> 2. Each time I launch a program, a black window appears that seems to
> make up the "shell" (for lack of a better term) for that instance of the
> application.  This window is always somewhere around 800x600 pixels.  Is
> there any way to not show this window and/or get the size to be
> something else?  I am running in 1600x1200 resolution and only using
> half of the screen is frustrating.
> 3. Is there an easy way within Linux/Wine to determine what native DLLs
> the application should/could use?

does this not work ?

wine -debugmsg +loaddll program.exe &>/tmp/winlog.txt
In the file /tmp/winlog.txt you can see which dll’s are loaded and if 
the built-in or native dll’s are used.


> Thanx again,
> Fred Lackey
> Orlando, Florida

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