A question about Wine's mshtml implementation vs. crashing app

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Tue Mar 13 15:24:12 CDT 2012

On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 14:59, Alexey Loukianov <mooroon2 at mail.ru> wrote:
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> Good day to all,
> I've got a question, which is most probably should be addressed to Jacek
> Caban, concerning the proper way to debug and report about the problems with
> wine-gecko/mshtml implementation.
> What I've got here is an app that crashes unless I install IE6 or IE7 (i.e. -
> native mshtml implementation) using winetricks. So, what should I do (what
> data to collect, what test to run) prior to firing up a new bug report to
> Bugzilla?
> Thanks in advance for hints.
> P.S. Another thing about wine-gecko vs. native dlls: in case one would try to
> install native VC++ 6.0 runtime and then try to run some app which imports
> mshtml - it would crash on wine-gecko trying to import non-exported function
> from msvcrt runtime. Is it considered a bug by Wine devs? Should I report it?

No, that's a bug in the native dll. For what it's worth, winetricks no
longer prefers the native msvcrt dll to avoid that problem.


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