Possible regression in CVS wine

Peter Oberndorfer kumbayo84 at arcor.de
Sun Sep 4 14:38:08 CDT 2005

On Sunday 04 September 2005 20:41, Pavel Troller wrote:
> Hi!
>   I've just upgraded wine on my son's computer by today's CVS. He tried
> some games and one of them stopped working. It's hind95 and the game bails
> out on an illegal instruction - outb, jumping into winedbg. Backtrace shows
> just 3 levels of game code itself, no dlls involved.
>   I understand that user code cannot perform direct hardware I/O, but the
> game worked just before the upgrade (on wine about 1 month old). I don't
> know whether wine is normally intercepting and emulating these
> instructions, and the CVS version doesn't, or whether a new wine caused
> that another code path has been activated in the game code, leading to such
> a problem.
>   There is also native w2k version of the game (hind.exe) but it still
> doesn't work in wine: it very sllllooooowwwwwllllyyyy renders the splash
> screen and then sits there and does nothing more.
>   The game can be freely downloaded from www.abandonia.com; just search
> "hind" in the title page. There is probably a dynamic download URL used so
> I'm not posting it there.
>                                     With regards, Pavel Troller
I haven't tried to run the game but maybe the problem is that wine now 
defaults to behave like Win 2000[1] which does not allow privileged 
You could try to set windows version to 98 with winecfg

Greetings Peter

Patch from 15.08.2005 that changed the default version:

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