Some strange things with files

Rein Klazes rklazes at
Sun Mar 14 09:09:38 CST 2004

> These are the messages (CVS Mar-13-2004) when launched from V:\\
> (/mnt/virtual_cdrom):
> trace:exec:SHELL_ExecuteW Execute L"instmsia.exe" from directory L"V:"

Thanks, I think I see what is the problem. ShellExecute family of
functions should search the indicated directory. In wine they rely on
the behavior of CreateProcess, which does not do that.

> I then added V:\\ to the PATH and the installation starts. I guess there
> is something wrong with finding the executable. It looks like we don't
> take the current directory (or dirname of the executable) into account.

For the moment that looks like a reasonable work around. 

Rein Klazes
rklazes at

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