Windows Installer On Wine

Bradley bradley at
Sun Jul 8 10:44:53 CDT 2001

I am using Wine release 20010629 on Mandrake 8. I do not have windows
installed on that box at all. I do have Win2k on my other computer (this

I attempted to install Office 2000, but it requiered Windows Installer. So I
tried to install Windows Installer but I get this error:
This installation package could not be opened. Contact the application
vendor to verify that this is a valid Windows Installer package.

That was running the Windows Installer package from MS.

How can I get Windows Installer to work under Wine, short of installing
windows on that box?

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