iPod patches

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Mon Jul 14 06:14:33 CDT 2008

On Mon, Jun 9, 2008 at 12:12 PM, Maarten Lankhorst
<m.b.lankhorst at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Austin,
> 2008/6/9 Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com>:
>> Howdy Maarten,
>> I'm trying to do some dogfood testing with iTunes, and am building a
>> wine build with a few hacks to get around the ddraw blacking bug, iPod
>> support, etc. I tried applying your patch for iPod support, but it
>> seems that patch has a lot of conflicts with recent wine versions. I
>> was about to go through and start settling them manually, but thought
>> you may have a version laying around in your git tree that applies
>> (relatively) cleanly to 1.0-rc4.
> The most recent iteration is at:
> http://www.winehq.org/pipermail/wine-patches/2008-May/054483.html
> It should still apply cleanly, since the last patch touches
> wineserver, you have to run tools/make_requests from the top of the
> wine tree to update all wineserver related files.
> I added wine-devel to CC since lots of people asked me about it.
> The downside is that it still doesn't work 100%, for some reason there
> is a huge delay every time the ipod is used.
> How to use it:
> Set windows version to vista
> Install iTunes
> Mount the ipod
> 'wine net start "ipod service"'
> Wait 10 seconds or so
> start itunes, it should take 3 minutes instead of instantly. (From the
> delay above)
> There is a race condition if the ipod service isn't started before
> itunes is, resulting in the ipod not being found. Might be a wine bug,
> but I'm not 100% sure.
> Cheers,
> Maarten.
> Cheers,
> Maarten

What's the status of these patches? None of them have made it in yet...

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