(Demo CD available) Has anyone tested AutoCad 2000 with any recent wine ?

Andriy Palamarchuk apa3a at yahoo.com
Tue Jun 18 12:12:01 CDT 2002

I'm forwarding your message to Keith Frost - the
application owner for CAD applications. I'm sure he
can find use of this information and may contribute to
the discussion.

Some time ago I submitted the responsibilities page
for including in www.winehq.com, but it has not made
it yet due to high load on the Codeweaver's
I'll send a "head up" message as soon as it will be


--- Matts <kivik at firstlinux.net> wrote:
> AutoDesk now offers a free 15 day demo CD of
> AutoCad. I hope some of the talanted wine developers
> take the opportunity to get the CD and try to get it
> to work.
> In my opinion there are two windows application that
> are more important than others and that is AutoCad
> and Quark express. Linux does not have good
> alternatives to theese, and for instance AutoCad
> users are engineers which are interested in technics
> and I now several that would like to ha linux at
> work but cant since it cant run AutoCad.
> --- Matts <kivik at firstlinux.net> wrote:
> >Great, it sounds as if it can be working seriously
> sooon.
> >
> >Is there any way a non wine developer can help with
> point 3 in the HOWTO ? =
> >(ie finding why ARX apps hang). Solving that will
> solve a lot of the other =
> >points and it will be closer to wider usage.
> >
> >3) Open SYSTEM.REG file in ~/.wine and remove ALL
> lines with
> >LOADCTRLS=3D....... and save it.
> >Don't ask why, I dunno but this prevents loading of
> an ARX
> >app that hangs Autocad.
> >
> >The FONTS issue is a one time problem, and the
> regen might not be to hard t=
> >o solve. (dirty hack, somehoe regen at each
> mouserelease).
> >
> >
> >--- Sylvain Petreolle <spetreolle at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> >>see
> >>
> >>> Once upon a time I got Autocad R13 to work, only
> >>> toolbars and screenrefresh was not working to
> 100%,
> >>> then it broke completely, and 10 months ago when
> I
> >>> tested with AutoCad 2000 it was still broken.=20
> >>>=20
> >>> Has anyone done any testing recently ?
> >>>=20
> >>> AutoCad and Quark express are two very important
> >>> pieces of software for wine, since they both
> lack
> >>> useable alternatives natively build for Linux.

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