Which ( any ) windows dlls should be moved to wine?

Duane Clark dclark at akamail.com
Thu Jan 8 19:58:01 CST 2004

sean wrote:
> ...
> Thanks.
> But to be clear. I copy all the dll's over from win98, so that 
> /usr/lib/wine/wine would have the wine dll.so's and the win98 dll's.
> Then I just make the changes in the config file. Right?

Oops, no. The win98 DLLs should be copied over to the windows/system 
directory wherever your Wine C: drive is. /usr/lib/wine should only 
contain Wine DLLs. I'm assuming that you are using a "fake" windows C: 
Wine directory (you should be doing that).

While you are at it, you might want to copy fonts from win98 into the 
system/Fonts directory for Wine to use.

> Looking at the config file, I see - before any changes:
> "msvcrt"       = "native, builtin"
> "mciavi.drv"   = "native, builtin"
> "mcianim.drv"  = "native, builtin"
> Does this mean it's looking is /usr/lib/wine/wine for the native 
> (*.dll) files, but will fall back to wine dll's ( *.dll.so)?

Yes, that is a fallback method. As mentioned above, the native DLLs 
would be located in windows/system, though.

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