bat files

Dave Pickles davep at
Wed Aug 22 12:19:24 CDT 2001

Grant Williamson wrote:

> Just a question, should it be possible to run bat files with wine.
> Basically the application is java, I know the java will run under
> windows. I also know that java will run under linux natively, but I am
> curious if this is possible to start under wine.
> I get wine: can't exec 'blue.bat': invalid exe file.

There is a command interpreter in Wine called wcmd. Go to programs/wcmd in 
your Wine tree (vine?) and run make. You will get a program called wcmd 
which when invoked from a terminal gives you a DOS prompt.

Whether your particular batch file will run depends on what it is trying 
to do.
Dave Pickles

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