How can I start a Linux app from a Win32 app under Wine?

gerard patel g.patel at
Tue Oct 23 18:37:04 CDT 2001

On Tue, 23 Oct 2001 21:15:06 +0200, Juan Minaya <look at my.sig> wrote:

>However, I've found a minor problem: Wine seems to return an error code
>to the Windows app when launching a native app (either a script or an ELF
>binary). More precisely, it returns 0, which according to include/winerror.h
>is either NO_ERROR or ERROR_SUCCESS (error founds: 0 errors? That was
>supposed to be a joke).
>The problem with this is that after correctly launching the native app, the
>Windows program shows an error dialog. Now, that would be harmless, were
>not for the fact that it steals the focus, which makes it a hassle.
>I've observed this behavior with Forté Agent, which shows in the error
>dialog "Unable to execute e:\app.exe c:\temp\file.jpg (Windows error 0)"
>and with UltraEdit32, "Error creating process0: e:\app.exe"
>My wine version is 20011004 that I compiled myself. 
>Does anybody now what is going on?

Bummer. This used to work.
I'll try to find a fix.


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