Andreas Mohr Usenet 10/01
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Wed Oct 31 01:06:21 CST 2001
elwis at spray.se wrote:
> Hi everybody!
> I recently tried out Wine, and decided to write an article about it. Well, that means I need to get some interesting windows apps working, so far it's only Notepad and Solitaire (won't make anyone cheer). The problem is, when I try to start any installer.exe file, I get some rows of nonsense ("fixme pthread...blabla") and then it exits with the message that it couldn't find any debugger? I tried the winedbg +relay option, but everything ends like this. My Wine is downloaded from rpmfind.net, think it was
an October version. It would be real nice to get some apps working, like some game and maybe office -97 (I understand that some of you managed to do that. Did it take a lot of "tend to"??)
Hmm, IMHO getting a random RPM from rpmfind.net is the best way to screw
If you *really* want to test Wine, then either
- get the Debian package, which is working nicely
- get wine.codeweavers.com, which is very similar to Debian package,
but even better at the moment (KDE/Gnome integration, which Debian doesn't
- do it all on your own, i.e. get latest Wine CVS source, compile it according
to docu, and config it all on your own in order to be sure about what has
actually been done to your wine installation...
(slightly difficult though, will need reading of as much documentation
as you can find in source and at WineHQ)
Everything else is just pure luck IMHO (or pure bad luck, of course).
Andreas Mohr, Renningen, Germany
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