dll name length (was: Windows dll replacement with Linux library)

Dan Timis timis at museresearch.com
Thu Jan 8 16:21:19 CST 2004


I will try it and tell you if it worked.  It may take a couple of weeks 
since we are frantically preparing for a trade show, then going to the 
trade show.


On Thursday, January 8, 2004, at 07:38 AM, Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:

> On January 6, 2004 10:04 pm, Dan Timis wrote:
>> I finally figured out what my problem was.  If the name of the library
>> is "USBUtils" it works, if it is "USBDeviceUtils" it doesn't.  
>> Actually
>> the max length I can use is 11 characters.  That is probably 15
>> characters including ".dll"
>> In my config file all filesystems are "win95"  The version is "nt40"
>> Is there any way to configure wine to support longer names?
> Eric is right, I've run into the same problem (with visual-mingw)
> some time ago. He fixed it way back in Sep, 2004, with this patch:
> http://www.winehq.org/hypermail/wine-patches/2003/09/0174.html
> If you can't update to something newer, this patch is trivial
> to backport in your tree. Please let us know if it helped.
> -- 
> Dimi.

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