Wine with VB6

Mike Hearn mike at
Mon Sep 8 06:33:53 CDT 2003

On Mon, 08 Sep 2003 11:47:42 +0530, Sir Sukumar .S scribed thus:
> I've installed VB6 on my windows partititon and when i run it with
> wine, the VB6 is starting well and loading the project which i've choosen
> from the list. But when i run the project, it is reporting an error
> called "Automation Error".

Try installing DCOM native, from, or if you are using a
real windows partition:

wine --dll ole32,oleaut32,rpcrt4=n whatever.exe

> I've one more query...! I've written one project which basically
> scans/sends Messages (SendMessage) to any of the specified Target Window
> controls to retrive the data in it. For example i.e If it is an List View
> Control, my programs sends appropriate messages to retrive the now of
> rows and each row columns text from it.
> Will this application if i run it from wine, will it work exactly ?

It should do. If it doesn't, then Wine has a bug somewhere.

thanks -mike

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