1.0 idea - ntdll - add a messagebox for missing dlls

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Thu Apr 24 10:12:46 CDT 2008

"Steven Edwards" <winehacker at gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 5:36 AM, Alexandre Julliard <julliard at winehq.org> wrote:
>>  You certainly don't want to call through explorer for that, showing a
>>  message box directly is fine. You have to be careful to only do it when
>>  loading the main exe, not for any random dll load; also you have to
>>  properly handle the case of a missing X display.
> OK so is doing this in ntdll even the right case? I don't really see
> where to do it only from the main exe.

It depends which cases you are trying to catch, but for the case of
users starting an app from their desktop, you could probably do it in

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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