ppviewer.exe MSI failure (PowerPoint 2k3): HowTo assemble
a lynch mob?
Ben Hodgetts (Enverex)
ben at atomnet.co.uk
Tue Jan 2 18:49:46 CST 2007
James Hawkins wrote:
> On 1/1/07, Andreas Mohr <andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> failed to install with some nice MSI failures when I tried it last
>> week on a current
>> Wine version (Ubuntu package 0.9.28, I think).
>> Does that mean that I'm entitled to assemble a capable lynch mob for
>> the guys
>> who were supposed to fix any and all MSI installer issues at
>> CodeWeavers? ;)
>> IMHO ppviewer.exe is important since those people who receive some
>> PowerPoint file (yes, that's even some "games"!) won't have much luck
>> OpenOffice Impress, so they're fully dependant on getting
>> ppviewer.exe to work.
> This installer works fine for me with git wine.
It is probably the "-2140172307" bug
(http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6998 - Tested by me and Vitaliy)
doing it. Basically it started happening after 0.9.27 to newer
installshield apps. They simply stop installing without error but it
wasn't always and was at a random point (then patches after .28 caused
it to give a crazy error message and now a patch has been submitted to
fix it). The errors seen in the terminal were normal, you tend to get a
lot when installing things but they are rarely critical.
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