Run .bat files

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Wed Nov 27 02:57:26 CST 2002

>>>>> "Fabian" == Fabian Cenedese <Cenedese at> writes:

    Fabian> Hi I found out that I can't run batch files directly. It gives
    Fabian> me "cannot determine executable type". Maybe there is a
    Fabian> possibility to start it right away with wcmd or wineconsole. The
    Fabian> problem is that it must also work if a running app calls the
    Fabian> batch files with CreateThread.  Could it be a solution to add a
    Fabian> new type to MODULE_GetBinaryType and then start a console with
    Fabian> the batch file argument?  If this is already too late, is there
    Fabian> another possibility inside wine?  Would it work if I change the
    Fabian> call to CreateThread("cmd file.bat")? But then it has to work on
    Fabian> all Windows95, NT and wine (, cmd.exe, wcmd).

I have something in my tree. I will try to send you a patch until tomorrow
evening. Would you be willing to test?


Uwe Bonnes                bon at

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