vxd loading is broken last months

Evan Stade estade at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 22:04:42 CDT 2007

On 6/15/07, Vitaly Lipatov <lav at etersoft.ru> wrote:
> CreateFile is not success with somename.vxd (somename.vxd.so
> exists in /usr/lib/wine)
> As known open_vxd_handle( LPCWSTR name ) in kernel32/vxd.c have
> to open dummy file in the wineserver directory.
> It try use NtCreateFile for open Unix path /tmp/.wine/... and get
> failure.
> What part have to be fixed? NtCreateFile or open_vxd_handle?
> --
> Lav
> Vitaly Lipatov
> Saint-Petersburg, Etersoft www.etersoft.ru
> GNU! ALT Linux Team! WINE! LaTeX! LyX!

You can't use NtCreateFile on unix path names.  One approach would be
to change the file path to a Windows-style path (perhaps put the dummy
file in c:\windows).

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