Mozilla ActiveX download busted?

Robert Shearman rob at
Tue Feb 21 12:17:33 CST 2006

Andreas Mohr wrote:

>On Tue, Feb 21, 2006 at 06:26:16PM +0100, Jonathan Ernst wrote:
>>Wine doesn't accept to run files that don't end with .exe even if they
>>are valid win32 binaries.
>>- ensure that the mozilla activex control downloaded ends with .exe
>>because Wine won't run it otherwise
>There's strong reason to believe that you don't know Alexandre's ha^^Hpatch
>quality rules at all ;)
>It'd be useful to get this problem fixed For Real, but that may require some
>investigation, unfortunately.

The fix looks good to me, provided that the extension is only added if 
it doesn't already have one. I don't think it is that unreasonable to 
expect an executable to have a .exe extension.

Rob Shearman

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