Installshield in pure wine environment

Duane Clark dclark at
Sat May 10 10:05:30 CDT 2003

Daniel J Urist wrote:
> I am trying to install a free Windows application called ForeignDesk
> (,
> which uses Installshield v. 6.; it fails with the error
> "IKernel.exe could not be copied to 'C:\Program Files\Common
> Files\InstallSheield\Engine\6\Intel 32". I'm using wine-20030508.
> The usual solution to this, from what I can gather from Google Groups, is
> to copy the "native" stdole.tlb file to the wine systems directory. Has
> anyone found a "pure" wine solution to this? I'm running a linux-only
> environment, and have no access to a windows box and so no way of getting
> a "native" stdole.tlb.

There was a patch submitted to Wine, but not accepted:

Some discussion of it:

You could always give that patch a try.

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