MYOB Premier

Tony Lambregts tony_lambregts at
Mon Nov 18 19:16:02 CST 2002

Tom Docking wrote:

> G'day all,
> I'm getting closer to realising my dream of running MYOB (an 
> Australian accounting package - used by 2 in 5 Aust small business) 
> under WINE.
> On startup, as the different pull-down menus begin to manifest, I get 
> the following message appear on screen: (from MYOB)
> "FALT is needs that bit cleared" with an OK box. I must say, I 
> absolutely *love* the grammar in the error box.
> Simultaneously, the wine debugger shows:
> fixme:accel:CreateAcceleratorTableA should check that the accelerator 
> descriptions are valid, return NULL and SetLastError() if not.
> Clicking OK results in a repeat of the above, 48 times in total. (I 
> won't bother posting the log, as it is *exactly* the same as the 
> above, 48 times in a row. :-)
> I'm not a programmer, so it doesn't mean much to me. At this stage I 
> have only tried it with the builtin dlls, I will try native later on 
> today.
> Any ideas on what this is and what I can do to track down and squash 
> the bug? It's not exactly crippling, however nobody will want to run 
> the package under WINE if they have to click on the error 48 times 
> before they can get in! :)
> Thanks in advance.
Please start a bug report in wine's bugzilla and 
include wth version of wine that you use, the version of MYOB that you 
uses, any native (MS) dlls needed and the exact steps that lead up to 
the error.

If you do that hopefully someone can help you solve it.


Tony Lambregts

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