Jaap Stolk jwstolk at
Sat Jun 10 13:38:38 CDT 2006

On 6/10/06, Vitaliy Margolen <wine-devel at> wrote:
> How about some newer copy protection systems that Wine could support

I was wondering about that.
I'm trying to run autocad 2004. (It's more an example to debug wine, I
don't really need it)
When run, it generates a temporary DLL, which in turn generates a
temporary DLL, which in turn runs the program. (obviously each step
involves new layer of encryption.) Would Wine be able to handle
something like that ?

Also. Some autocad extensions use printer port or USB hardware keys.
Does Wine support low-level printer port access to the real printer
port ?

Also fun: acad can open multiple files, but some extensions don't
support that, so you need to start a separate instance for each
drawing, each with it's own copy protection DLL's, so with a couple of
drawings open, more than 50 Mb of your system is wasted on the copy

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