[Wine]wine-20041201 and iTunes

David Goodenough david.goodenough at btconnect.com
Fri Dec 17 15:52:19 CST 2004

Rith Bala wrote:

> Hello,
> I've been trying to get iTunes working with wine-20041201 without much
> luck. I am trying this
> on a Fedora Core 2 machine on AMD64.
> The wine install seems to have gone ok, i can start notepad.exe etc
> without a problem.
> The only application that i will be using on wine will be iTunes(i use
> gtkpod, but it is isnt without its own quirks) and i cant seem to get
> it to work. I start an install with
> wine C:\\\windows\\iTunesSetup.exe
> the install starts up fine but stalls with
> err:msi:MsiGetSummaryInformationW IStorage -> IPropertySetStorage failed
> err:msi:MsiGetSummaryInformationW IStorage -> IPropertySetStorage failed
> 1608: Unable to create InstallDrive instance
> Return code: -2147024894
> I copied stdole32.tlb from a windows 2000 machine to the
> "windows/system/" folder as suggested by some other folks, w/o any
> luck.
> Any suggestions ? Is anyone looking into this ?
> Rith

One thing to note is that there are problems with iTunes 4.7 (the 
current version) even on Windows.  It hangs, it misdetects iPods
and generally misbehaves.  So if this report is with 4.7 it might
be not Wine's fault.  If it is with 4.6 then perhaps it needs thinking


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