winetricks directx testers needed

Austin English austinenglish at
Tue Dec 15 03:08:49 CST 2009

On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 3:05 AM, Stefan Dösinger <stefandoesinger at> wrote:
> Am 15.12.2009 um 07:56 schrieb Austin English:
>> Long story short, someone complained that 'winetricks directx9'
>> crashes on OS X, but works if the windows version is set to xp instead
>> of 2k.
> Did you try setting mscoree to disabled?

Yes, mscoree is disabled.

>> I've played around with it a bit, and it seems that using xp
>> gives a different set of installed files. Which one works better for
>> games, however, I don't know.
> You want both.
> The 2k one installs old stuff like directplay or directmusic, which wine only implements partially or not at all.
> The xp one installs new helper libs like Xaudio2, X3Daudio, but does not install dplay & friends because winxp has them anyway.

Hm. For that matter, it could do an install with XP, then use
cabextract to get directplay/directmusic (winetricks already has an
option for directplay) and regsvr32 them manually.


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