Installing Direct X 8.0 under Wine

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Tue Sep 4 11:00:31 CDT 2001

In article <3b94c1b3_2 at>,
Christian  <bigdarkone at> wrote:
>Hi NG
>I desperately try to install Direct X 8 under my wine.
>I know from Websites that it was possible to install Directx 7.X
>So i thougth there should be a way to get 8 to work too, the NG search 
>brougth nothing about this topic.
>Im running a Suse 7.2 System with all Updates available including 
>newest Wine.
>But if i try to start it the installer always tells me that its not pos. to 
>install Directx 8.0 under my OS ;-).
>Is it possible or has someone allready managed it ?

You do not need to install DirectX. DirectX is already included in WINE.

An installer telling you you need it is broken. 

Try to workaround that messagebox ;)

Ciao, Marcus

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