Wine/Winelib for Visual Basic 6.0 Users?

Stefan Dösinger stefandoesinger at
Sat Jan 22 04:54:54 CST 2005

Am Samstag, 22. Januar 2005 08:43 schrieb Ira Krakow:
> I'm writing the Winelib part of the book.  The main
> audience is Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0 users.  I can
> define a development environment for both MFC and
> non-MFC users, since it is well documented already.
> I was wondering - I'd like to include a section for
> Visual Basic 6.0 users.  Beyond running the .EXEs in
> Wine, is it possible to use Winelib to convert VB6.0
> apps?  How does it differ from the VC++ environment?
> There's a _lot_ of VB6 code out there.  Attracting
> these developers will help the Wine project (and sales
> of our book) tremendously.
As far as I can tell from my own VB experiance, VB has it's own compiler. I 
don't think it's possible to simply recompile VB apps with winelib, but maybe 
VB users should have a look at Gambas( It's a VB-like 
development environment with a VB-like Language.


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