[Wine]Parallel port IO in Wine with DLPORTIO.DLL ?

Hannes Mayer h.mayer at inode.at
Sat Aug 7 01:50:36 CDT 2004

Michael Chang wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2004 at 08:43:09AM +0200, Hannes Mayer wrote:
>>Hi all!
>>I'm testing debian sarge (testing) and installed the wine version
>>that came with it (20040505).
>>The program I'd like to run loads and executes nicely
>>(EPromM51.exe from http://www.willem.org (eprom programmer))
>>EPromM51 uses DLPORTIO.DLL, which seems to be a fairly common parallel
>>port IO library according to a google search.
>>I've not bought the eprom programmer yet, but I'm curious how Wine
>>handles parallel port IO in general and if the approach with
>>DLPORTIO.DLL works under Wine ?
> I doubt anyone on wine-users can help you.  Try asking wine-devel.  You
> *could* also look at the source code.  The program IS open source for a
> reason, you know.  You also have to consider wine's handling of DLLs, as
> well as the way DLPORTIO.DLL works in and of itself.
> It is worth mentioning that any parallel port stuff may or may not be
> kernel or version-specific, (for one thing, it'd probably require
> parallel port support in the underlying linux kernel, or find an
> equivilant configuration under HURD if you're using that instead...)
> although I'm unsure.  You'd have to manage the port IO through the
> parport or other devices (i think), which may be tricky though wine. 
> You never know though, the wine developers have made it a long way.

Thank you very much Michael!
For further details I'll try asking the devel-list.

Best regards,

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