Crossover works but wine crashes. Why?

Joachim von Thadden j.thadden at
Sun Mar 7 07:56:02 CST 2004

Am Sam, Mär 06, 2004 at 09:05:40 -0500 schrieb Jeff Melville:
> Ivan Leo Murray-Smith wrote:
> >If you try all the things listed here
> >
> >with the current release of wine, you'll probably get it working under 
> >wine.
> >Also have a look at this page
> >
> >it has excel specific information.
> >
> >Ivan.
> Ok, there is something different about the way crossover sets up wine 
> than it is set up by other methods.  I had tried winesetuptk, the wine 
> setup app from frankscorner, and the mandrake rpm.  These all created 
> the same problem.  However, copying ~/.cxoffice/dotwine to ~/.wine and 
> changing just a few things fixed the problem. Any ideas what caused this?

Well, you have to do some work on your own... it's probably because you
did not install dcom98 before? Or you did not set the right DLL
configurations? It should be easy for you to analyze a diff between you
config and the one from Crossover.

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