andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de
Tue Apr 1 14:32:34 CST 2003
- enhance various messages and explanations
- structure README file in a better way, some additions
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/Makefile.in,v
retrieving revision 1.143
diff -u -r1.143 Makefile.in
--- Makefile.in 23 Mar 2003 20:00:04 -0000 1.143
+++ Makefile.in 1 Apr 2003 20:28:27 -0000
@@ -89,7 +89,7 @@
echo "*************************************************" ; \
echo "The installed Wine libraries will not be found!" ; \
echo "You can either:" ; \
- echo " Add the line '$(libdir)' to /etc/ld.so.conf" ; \
+ echo " Add the line '$(libdir)' to /etc/ld.so.conf and rerun /sbin/ldconfig" ; \
echo ' export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$$LD_LIBRARY_PATH:$(libdir)' ; \
echo "*************************************************" ; \
echo "*************************************************" ; \
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/README,v
retrieving revision 1.40
diff -u -r1.40 README
--- README 31 Mar 2003 19:34:53 -0000 1.40
+++ README 1 Apr 2003 20:28:27 -0000
@@ -28,19 +28,20 @@
To compile and run Wine, you must have one of the following:
- Linux version 2.0.36 or above
- FreeBSD 4.x or FreeBSD 5-CURRENT
- Solaris x86 2.5 or later
+ Linux version 2.0.36 or above
+ FreeBSD 4.x or FreeBSD 5-CURRENT or later
+ Solaris x86 2.5 or later
+As Wine requires kernel-level thread support to run, only the operating
+systems mentioned above are supported.
+Other operating systems which support kernel threads may be supported
+in the future.
- Although Linux version 2.0.x will mostly work, certain features
- (specifically LDT sharing) required for properly supporting Win32
- threads were not implemented until kernel version 2.2. If you get
- consistent thread-related crashes, you may want to upgrade to at least 2.2.
- Also, some bugs were fixed and additional features were added
- late in the Linux 2.0.x series, so if you have a very old Linux kernel,
- you may want to upgrade to at least the latest 2.0.x release.
+ While Linux 2.2.x should still work and Linux 2.0.x may still work
+ (older 2.0.x versions had thread-related crashes),
+ it's best to have a current kernel such as 2.4.x.
Make sure you have the USER_LDT, SYSVSHM, SYSVSEM, and SYSVMSG
@@ -57,7 +58,9 @@
Make sure you have the USER_LDT, SYSVSHM, SYSVSEM, and SYSVMSG options
turned on in your kernel.
-File systems info:
+Supported file systems:
Wine should run on most file systems. However, Wine will fail to start
if umsdos is used for the /tmp directory. A few compatibility problems have
also been reported using files accessed through Samba. Also, as NTFS
@@ -65,33 +68,29 @@
using NTFS, as Windows programs need write access almost everywhere.
In case of NTFS files, copy over to a writable location.
-Wine requires kernel-level threads to run. Currently, only Linux
-version 2.0 or later, FreeBSD 4.x or later, Solaris x86 version 2.5
-or later, and NetBSD-current are supported.
-Other operating systems which support kernel threads may be supported
-in the future.
-You need to have the X11 development include files installed
-(called xlib6g-dev in Debian and XFree86-devel in RedHat).
-To use Wine's support for multi-threaded applications, your X libraries
-must be reentrant, which is probably the default by now.
-If you have libc6 (glibc2), or you compiled the X libraries yourself,
-they were probably compiled with the reentrant option enabled.
-On x86 Systems gcc >= 2.7.2 is required.
-Versions earlier than 126.96.36.199 may have problems when certain files
-are compiled with optimization, often due to problems with header file
-management. pgcc currently doesn't work with Wine. The cause of this problem
-Of course you also need "make" (most likely GNU make).
-You also need flex version 2.5 or later and yacc.
-Bison will work as a replacement for yacc. If you are
-using RedHat or Debian, install the flex and bison packages.
+ You need to have the X11 development include files installed
+ (called xlib6g-dev in Debian and XFree86-devel in RedHat).
+Build tool requirements:
+ On x86 Systems gcc >= 2.7.2 is required.
+ Versions earlier than 188.8.131.52 may have problems when certain files
+ are compiled with optimization, often due to problems with header file
+ management. pgcc currently doesn't work with Wine. The cause of this problem
+ is unknown.
+ Of course you also need "make" (most likely GNU make).
+ You also need flex version 2.5 or later and yacc.
+ Bison will work as a replacement for yacc. If you are
+ using RedHat or Debian, install the flex and bison packages.
+Optional support libraries:
+ If you want CUPS printing support, please install both cups and cups-devel
-For the automatic processing of the test suite scripts, you also need
-libperl development header support (libperl-dev package on Debian).
+ For the automatic processing of the test suite scripts, you also need
+ libperl development header support (libperl-dev package on Debian).
For requirements in case you intend to build the documentation yourself,
see "DOCUMENTATION" section.
@@ -122,16 +121,21 @@
Wine-yymmdd.diff.gz). You can then re-run "./configure", and then
run "make depend && make".
+If you compile Wine very frequently, consider using ccache.
+In case a previous Wine installation is already on your PC, don't forget
+to uninstall it before installing this Wine version (unless the previous
+Wine version is an "isolated" install which doesn't conflict with the
+Try either "dpkg -r wine" or "rpm -e wine" or "make uninstall"
+to do so.
Once Wine has been built correctly, you can do "make install"; this
will install the wine executable, the Wine man page, and a few other
-Don't forget to uninstall any conflicting previous Wine installation
-first. Try either "dpkg -r wine" or "rpm -e wine" or "make uninstall"
If you want to read the documentation supplied with the Wine source,
see the "DOCUMENTATION" section.
@@ -141,10 +145,10 @@
The file documentation/samples/config contains an example configuration file
which has to be adapted and copied to the location mentioned above.
-Don't forget to add vital registry entries by applying winedefault.reg
-with programs/regedit/. See documentation/ directory for details.
+DO NOT FORGET to add vital registry entries by applying winedefault.reg
+with the programs/regedit/ tool. See documentation/ directory for details.
-See http://www.winehq.com/support/ for further configuration hints.
+See the Support area at http://www.winehq.com/ for further configuration hints.
In case of library loading errors
(e.g. "Error while loading shared libraries: libntdll.so"), make sure
@@ -156,7 +160,8 @@
As this program is alpha, it doesn't run a truly thorough test yet, though,
so it should be taken as a first verification step only.
-See wine.conf man page on how to switch to text mode only support if desired.
+Also, don't forget to read the wine and wine.conf man pages for various
+hints: e.g. how to switch to text mode only support (no X11 output) !
6. RUNNING PROGRAMS
@@ -165,12 +170,15 @@
For example: to run Solitaire:
- wine sol (using the searchpath to locate the file)
- wine sol.exe
+ wine sol (using the search Path as specified in
+ wine sol.exe the config file to locate the file)
+ wine c:\\windows\\sol.exe (using DOS filename syntax)
- wine c:\\windows\\sol.exe (using a DOS filename)
+ wine /usr/windows/sol.exe (using Unix filename syntax)
- wine /usr/windows/sol.exe (using a Unix filename)
+ wine -- sol.exe /parameter1 -parameter2 parameter3
+ (calling program with parameters)
Note: the path of the file will also be added to the path when
a full name is supplied on the commandline.
@@ -213,21 +221,20 @@
Usenet: You can discuss Wine-related issues and get help
-Bugs: Report bugs to Wine Bugzilla at http://bugs.winehq.com/.
+Bugs: Report bugs to Wine Bugzilla at http://bugs.winehq.com
Please search the bugzilla database to check whether your
- problem is already found before posting a bug report. You can
- also post bug reports to comp.emulators.ms-windows.wine.
+ problem is already found before posting a bug report.
Please read the file documentation/bugs.sgml to see what
information is required.
IRC: Online help is available at channel #WineHQ on irc.freenode.net.
CVS: The current Wine development tree is available through CVS.
- Go to http://www.winehq.com/development/ for more information.
+ Read the Wine Developers Guide for more information.
- There are several mailing lists for Wine developers; see
- http://www.winehq.com/development/#ml for more information.
+ There are several mailing lists for Wine support; see
+ http://www.winehq.com/?page=forums for more information.
If you add something, or fix a bug, please send a patch (in 'diff -u'
format) to wine-patches at winehq.com list for inclusion in the next
Determining best CVS host...
Using CVSROOT :pserver:cvs at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de:/home/wine
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/dlls/ntdll/virtual.c,v
retrieving revision 1.4
diff -u -r1.4 virtual.c
--- dlls/ntdll/virtual.c 7 Jan 2003 20:36:28 -0000 1.4
+++ dlls/ntdll/virtual.c 1 Apr 2003 20:29:15 -0000
@@ -690,7 +690,7 @@
if (!relocs->VirtualAddress || !relocs->Size)
if (nt->OptionalHeader.ImageBase == 0x400000)
- ERR("Standard load address for a Win32 program (0x00400000) not available - security-patched kernel ?\n");
+ ERR("Standard load address for a Win32 program (0x00400000) not available - security-patched kernel or HUGE exe file ?\n");
ERR( "FATAL: Need to relocate module from addr %lx, but there are no relocation records\n",
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/dlls/oleaut32/olepicture.c,v
retrieving revision 1.24
diff -u -r1.24 olepicture.c
--- dlls/oleaut32/olepicture.c 9 Jan 2003 06:04:33 -0000 1.24
+++ dlls/oleaut32/olepicture.c 1 Apr 2003 20:29:16 -0000
@@ -1060,7 +1060,7 @@
hr = S_OK;
- ERR("Trying to load JPEG picture, but JPEG supported not compiled in.\n");
+ ERR("Trying to load JPEG picture, but JPEG (libjpeg-dev) support not compiled in.\n");
hr = E_FAIL;
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/files/directory.c,v
retrieving revision 1.60
diff -u -r1.60 directory.c
--- files/directory.c 25 Mar 2003 00:33:12 -0000 1.60
+++ files/directory.c 1 Apr 2003 20:29:17 -0000
@@ -130,9 +130,11 @@
cwd = path;
if ((drive = DRIVE_FindDriveRoot( &cwd )) == -1)
- MESSAGE("Warning: could not find wine config [Drive x] entry "
- "for current working directory %s; "
- "starting in windows directory.\n", cwd );
+ MESSAGE("ERROR: could not find any matching '[Drive x]' definition"
+ "in the Wine configuration file that can be used as a base"
+ "to access the current directory %s,"
+ "please adapt your configuration!!"
+ " Trying to start in windows directory instead.\n", cwd );
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/server/trace.c,v
retrieving revision 1.160
diff -u -r1.160 trace.c
--- server/trace.c 26 Mar 2003 23:41:43 -0000 1.160
+++ server/trace.c 1 Apr 2003 20:29:19 -0000
@@ -16,6 +16,10 @@
* You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
* License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software
* Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
+ * Automatically built trace functions to be found here get called
+ * by trace_request() which gets called by wineserver's request handling.
RCS file: /home/wine/wine/tools/winecheck,v
retrieving revision 1.12
diff -u -r1.12 winecheck
--- tools/winecheck 31 Mar 2003 19:34:53 -0000 1.12
+++ tools/winecheck 1 Apr 2003 20:29:20 -0000
@@ -633,7 +633,7 @@
- Do_PrintResult($is_notice, "entry \"Default Taskbar\" not found", "A Windows registry does not seem to have been added to Wine as this typical Windows registry entry does not exist in Wine's registry. A complete original Windows registry entry set will *not* be available with a no-windows install. Usually this will present no problem in running applications although this can affect newer programs");
+ Do_PrintResult($is_notice, "entry \"Default Taskbar\" not found", "A Windows registry does not seem to have been added to Wine as this typical Windows registry entry does not exist in Wine's registry. A complete original Windows registry entry set will *not* be available with a no-windows install. Usually this will present no problem in running applications although this can affect newer programs. Feel free to ignore this message in case you do use a Windows registry, but have the SaveOnlyUpdatedKeys config setting set to N.");
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