Does a tool like this exist already ?

Mike McCormack mike at
Thu May 18 22:03:16 CDT 2006

samuel herzog wrote:
> 2. The tool (let's call it WineDllSniffer) saves the list of dll's used by
> application XYZ to a text-file.
> 3. Now I take the text-file and use the second tool(let's call it
> WineDllAssistance) which would
>    compare the text-file and the wineconf-file and suggest the user to
> install the needed stuff. (dcom98,scripten,vb-stuff etc.)

Encouraging the use of Windows DLLs instead of Wine DLLs impedes the 
development of Wine.

If you find software that doesn't work with Wine out of the box (ie. all 
builtin dlls), please report a bug.


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