winnt32.exe on AMD64
Nadgir, Ananth P
ananth.p.nadgir at intel.com
Mon Jul 17 22:18:29 CDT 2006
Thanks for responding guys.
>From all these conversations, I gather that, although it may be possible
in future, currently there is no support to run x64 PE executables :-(
Now I need to find out some alternative means (Dos?/WinPE) to run
winnt32.exe to run unattended windows (x64) installation.
From: Troy Rollo [mailto:wine at troy.rollo.name]
Sent: Tuesday, July 18, 2006 6:35 AM
To: wine-devel at winehq.org
Cc: Jacek Caban; Ge van Geldorp; Nadgir, Ananth P
Subject: Re: winnt32.exe on AMD64
On Tuesday 18 July 2006 09:53, Jacek Caban wrote:
> It's not enough. We have to be able to call these functions from the
> Wine code, call callbacks, COM interfaces etc...
These are complications rather than impenetrable barriers. Wine->Wine
Winelib App->Wine) calls would not need to go through the thunks. Many
issues involved have already been dealt with for 16<->32 thunking and
cross-process COM calls.
It's not ideal, but it should be possible.
Troy Rollo - wine at troy.rollo.name
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