REALLY old backwards compatability and Wine

Segin segin2005 at
Sat Apr 22 14:11:22 CDT 2006

Molle Bestefich wrote:

>Segin wrote:
>>you all may find intersting.
>Not me.  Nyah, nyah.
>>I went to make sure that Wine wasn't broken, so I re-exec'd the binary,
>>but only to get this:
>I've recently seen exceptions too when trying to run Win3.1 (and DOS,
>but I'm not sure that's supposed to work) applications.
>Sucks, I wonder what can be done in general about that.
>Just starting the application causes it to segfault, so one approach
>could be to find a buckload of Win3.1 programs and create a testsuite
>that just tries to run them and declare the test a success if they're
>still running after 10 seconds.
>No, seriously :-).
>>First chance exception: page fault on write access to 0x000f0400 in
>>32-bit code (0xb7df2e97).
>>Register dump:
>> CS:0073 SS:007b DS:007b ES:007b FS:003b GS:0033
>> EIP:b7df2e97 ESP:7fbff570 EBP:7fbff5b0 EFLAGS:00010246(   - 00      -RIZP1)
>> EAX:00000000 EBX:7eee7ff0 ECX:00000023 EDX:00000000
>> ESI:000f0400 EDI:000f0400
>>Stack dump:
>>0x7fbff570:  00000000 7eed0e49 000f0400 00000000
>>0x7fbff580:  0000008c 7ffd50f0 00010000 7ffb190b
>>0x7fbff590:  7ffdcc24 7fc94988 00000000 0000ffff
>>0x7fbff5a0:  0000f30f 7eee7ff0 00000000 00000001
>>0x7fbff5b0:  7fbff5bc 7eed158d 7eee7ff0 7fbff5dc
>>0x7fbff5c0:  7eee51c4 7eec0000 00000001 00000000
>>=>1 0xb7df2e97 memset+0x37 in (0xb7df2e97)
>>  2 0x7eed158d DllMain+0x22 in winedos (0x7eed158d)
>>  3 0x7eee51c4 in winedos (+0x251c4) (0x7eee51c4)
>>  4 0x7ffb0a2d call_dll_entry_point+0x15 in ntdll (0x7ffb0a2d)
>>  5 0x7ffb11f2 in ntdll (+0x211f2) (0x7ffb11f2)
>>  6 0x7ffb13c5 in ntdll (+0x213c5) (0x7ffb13c5)
>>  7 0x7ffb2d8c LdrLoadDll+0x5e in ntdll (0x7ffb2d8c)
>>  8 0x7fc6bab1 in kernel32 (+0x2bab1) (0x7fc6bab1)
>>  9 0x7fc6bb36 LoadLibraryExW+0x4f in kernel32 (0x7fc6bb36)
>>  10 0x7fc6bbe5 LoadLibraryExA+0x2d in kernel32 (0x7fc6bbe5)
>>  11 0x7fc6bc0b LoadLibraryA+0x1b in kernel32 (0x7fc6bc0b)
>>  12 0x7fc1f219 main+0xb7 in winevdm (0x7fc1f219)
>>  13 0x7fc1fb0b in winevdm (+0xfb0b) (0x7fc1fb0b)
>>  14 0x7fc730f3 in kernel32 (+0x330f3) (0x7fc730f3)
>>  15 0xb7ee654b wine_switch_to_stack+0x17 in (0xb7ee654b)
>>0xb7df2e97 memset+0x37 in repe stosl %es:(%edi)
>You might want to file a bug report?
>I think the core developers have much more interesting things to do
>besides fixing bugs, so the best bet is probably to create a bug
>report (with URL to the app) and wait for a developer to become bored
>or hungry for a small victory.
The app doesn't have a web site, concidering that when it was written, 
USENET, UUCP, and FTP were bascially all the networking options you had 
(save email, but that's implied)

I'll put it in but if that site is 
down/slow, don't complain, it's my home PC.
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