Wine can't run Roderick Colenbrander's VB test apps yet

Alex Villací­s Lasso a_villacis at
Mon Oct 24 13:44:35 CDT 2005

Dan Kegel wrote:

>Way back almost three years ago, Roderick Colenbrander posted
>about Visual Basic support on Wine; see
>He put together a little suite of four tiny test apps; you can still
>download them at
>Of the four test apps, only one runs properly now -- the one that puts
>up a button.
>The ones that put up anything more ambitious all fail.
>The one app he provides an installer for seems to install properly, but
>when you run the installed app, it crashes with
>fixme:ole:ITypeInfo_fnGetRefTypeInfo Can't find pRefType for ref 19
>wine: Unhandled exception (thread 0009), starting debugger...
>WineDbg starting on pid 0x8
>Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00000010 in 32-bit
>code (0x230f4f31).
>In 32 bit mode.
>Register dump:
> CS:0073 SS:007b DS:007b ES:007b FS:003b GS:0033
> EIP:230f4f31 ESP:7b92f8e0 EBP:7b92f948 EFLAGS:00010246(   - 00      -RIZP1)
> EAX:00000004 EBX:00000020 ECX:7b92f8f4 EDX:7acc2d10
> ESI:7acc2d24 EDI:7acc2ab8
>Stack dump:
>0x7b92f8e0:  7acc2d10 7b92f8f4 7acc2d40 7bcbc378
>0x7b92f8f0:  7acc2d10 7b92f948 230f4ab8 7bcbc378
>0x7b92f900:  7acc2d24 7bcbd7e8 7acc2ab8 7acc0630
>0x7b92f910:  7b58f480 7b55dc34 7b5602e0 00000000
>0x7b92f920:  7bccc658 0000000c 00000032 00000011
>0x7b92f930:  7acc2ad0 7acc2ab8 7bcbd7c8 7b92f984
>=>1 0x230f4f31 in dbgrid32.ocx (+0x34f31) (0x7b92f948)
>  2 0x230e9bef in dbgrid32.ocx (+0x29bef) (0x7b92f990)
>  3 0x230e7533 in dbgrid32.ocx (+0x27533) (0x7b92f9d8)
>  4 0x230c3bee in dbgrid32.ocx (+0x3bee) (0x7b92fa0c)
>  5 0x230cd069 in dbgrid32.ocx (+0xd069) (0x7b92fa80)
>err:dbghelp:pe_load_dbg_file -Unable to peruse .DBG file
>DLL\MSVBVM60.dbg ("DLL\\MSVBVM60.dbg")
>  6 0x66068eae in msvbvm60 (+0x68eae) (0x7b92fad8)
>  7 0x6606c750 in msvbvm60 (+0x6c750) (0x7b92fae8)
>  8 0x6601ed49 in msvbvm60 (+0x1ed49) (0x7b92fb20)
>  9 0x6601dfbf EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0xc68 in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fb4c)
>  10 0x6601debc EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0xb65 in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fb74)
>  11 0x6601df1e EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0xbc7 in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fba4)
>  12 0x6601de55 EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0xafe in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fbdc)
>  13 0x6601d852 EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0x4fb in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fc3c)
>  14 0x6601d745 EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0x3ee in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fc5c)
>  15 0x6601d70a EVENT_SINK_AddRef+0x3b3 in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fcb4)
>  16 0x6608682e in msvbvm60 (+0x8682e) (0x7b92fcf0)
>  17 0x6603acee in msvbvm60 (+0x3acee) (0x7b92fe40)
>  18 0x66011cc0 BASIC_CLASS_AddRef+0xf0b in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fe64)
>  19 0x6600e218 ThunRTMain+0x3f6 in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fe84)
>  20 0x6600df77 ThunRTMain+0x155 in msvbvm60 (0x7b92fea4)
>  21 0x6600de7d ThunRTMain+0x5b in msvbvm60 (0x7b92ff24)
>  22 0x00401132 EntryPoint+0xa in db2 (0x7b92fff4)
>  23 0xf6fc5571 wine_switch_to_stack+0x11 in (0x00000000)
>0x230f4f31: call        *0xc(%eax)
>fixme:winedbg:be_i386_is_func_call Unsupported yet call insn (0x10) at
>I'd file a bug report but I have to run.  Could somebody have a look?
The application uses DBGRID32.OCX, and this particular control has 
problems running under Wine. I found this same bug and sent a patch in 
order to fix it (OLEAUT32: add additional condition for creation of 
interface). The patch I sent is attached in this message too.

Alex Villacís Lasso
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