Command line trash ?

gerard patel g.patel at
Mon Nov 19 03:25:17 CST 2001

On Mon, 19 Nov 2001 07:29:41 +0100, Pavel Troller <patrol at>

>  I'm attempting to start setup.exe from office97 package.
>  The installer starts but then bails out with the dialog
>Wrong parameters on the command line: "
>(see the unpaired double quote) and then pops another dialog
>with its usage, then exits.
>  I'm calling it just with wine setup.exe, no quotes nor
>other characters there. I was trying to compensate this character
>by putting one more from my command line but I was unable to do it
>(for example, calling wine setup.exe '"' resulted in
>Wrong parameters on the command line: \"").
>  What debug messages to switch on for this case ?

I don't think there is any. It's not easy to say if office97
installation works or not. The app database does not
list a single success story installing office under Wine
(I just looked under Word and Excel)


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