First contact

Andréas LIVET andreas.livet at
Tue Oct 26 17:58:57 CDT 2010

For the patch, I think I understand the concept (I never use git before and
never apply a patch), I have to selection the diff text and save it into a
file (let's say debug.patch) and then type :

git apply debug.patch

Is that right? I got some error with this patch.
I've try with a more recent version found here :

But I got some errors in keyboard.c. Anyone has a solution?


On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Andréas LIVET <andreas.livet at>wrote:

> Hi all wine developers,
> I read this mailing list for about one year I guess but I think I never
> send a message. Because until this Monday, I was a spectator, now I wanna
> become an "actor", I want to learn how to hack wine :).
> I don't have a lot of time, 1 hour/week, maybe more, but I just want to fix
> some bugs, if I find some, and maybe more in the future. I'll take my time.
> For info, I'm a video game developers for 2 years, so I'm a C++ programmer,
> I know nothing about C (except what I know from the C++) and even if I'm
> using exclusively linux (ubuntu) for 3/4 years at home, I'm not comfortable
> with the POSIX development environment... Not that I'm a fan of Visual
> C++/Visual Assist but I always use those tools (at school and then at work)
> and wanted to learn something else.
> I decided to start with a game (Paraworld, but it could be anything) which
> can't load a level : when I hit the start game button, I got the loading
> screen, the music etc. but nothing append. The mouse is still reacting, the
> music still playing but nothing is loading.
> There is nothing in the trace too, so I tried with the "WINEDEBUG=+relay",
> error!! I ended quickly with a log > 300Mo before seeing the main menu!
> I've seen that there is a patch which allows user to control when debug
> trace will be display, but I don't know how to find it.
> I found this page :
> But I can't find the archive (the patch file), is there a place where we
> could download patches?
> Maybe my question is very simple, but I'm a beginner so be indulgent,
> please :).
> Other question, is there a way with winedbg to "pause" program execution
> without having set any breakpoint. In my case, I don't know where to put the
> breakpoint so I wanted to break the program execution and see where it ends.
> This is possible with VCC, maybe it's not with winedbg?
> Anyway, thank you for your time, and I want to congratulate all the wine
> developers for their amazing work, win is getting better and better everyday
> thanks to you,
> Andréas
> --Not sent from an iPhone.

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