CreateFile("conin$") issue

Oleg Prokhorov xolegpro at
Tue Jun 3 08:17:19 CDT 2003

Hello Eric,

Tuesday, June 3, 2003, 2:54:46 AM, you wrote:

EP> no, wine doesn't create a win32 console (which is needed by opening
EP> conin$, which open the input of the win32 console attached to the 
EP> running process). running wine simply redirects the Win32 standard 
EP> handles to unix 0/1 (whatever they are) but doesn't create any console.
What's the purpose of this separated functionality ? In the other
words why wine doesn't open console by default ?

>> I've got some problems with wineconsole (latest CVS) and my Mandrake 9.1.
EP> what type of problem ?
it prints error message:
err:wineconsole:WINECON_Init failed to init.

Best regards,
 Oleg                            mailto:xolegpro at

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