Why would Installshield want WINSPOOL.DRV
bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Thu Oct 24 14:29:23 CDT 2002
>>>>> "David" == David Goodenough <David.Goodenough at dga.co.uk> writes:
David> I was asked by my son to install a couple of games for him on his
David> Linux laptop. Wine is installed (at the current Debian unstable
David> level) but when I try to run the installer, which says it is
David> InstallShield, it gets to 99% and stops, and the console says
David> that it can not load WINSPOOL.DRV.
David> Firstly I can think of no good reason for InstallShield to want
David> this (can anyone else, as far as I know this game - Star Trek
David> Elite Force - does not have a print facility), and secondly what
David> do you think is my best route fix the problem. There are some
David> Windows machines (98/ME/NT4) in the house, I am using Win 98 mode
David> in Wine, which machine should I copy WINSPOOL.DRV from if it will
Wine won't load a "XXX.drv" file...
Don't expect "installshit^eld" applications to behave sane. Probably some
debugging is needed. But expect relay loga of several 100 MByte.
Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
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