[Wine]ActiveX support in Wine

Geoff Streeter geoff at dyalog.com
Tue Sep 7 05:02:22 CDT 2004

At 2004-09-07 11:45 +0200, Martin Widmark wrote:
>By installing DCOM98 and fiddling with ole-dlls and tlbs Polydoc do run.
>Unfortenately, it also crasches hard. I get:
> > Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x00000000 in 32-bit code
> > (0x6ba2e353).
> > In 32 bit mode.
> > 0x6ba2e353: movl        0x0(%eax),%ecx
>In the backtrace I get lots of mem-addrs, but one is strange:
> > 9 0x734892f5err:dbghelp_msc:pdb_process_file -Unable to peruse .PDB 
> file MSVBVM60.pdb
>What's that? I tried google för MSVBVM60.pdb, and only got an italian page 
>about Outlook.

PDB files contain the debugging information from Microsoft compilers. Thus 
if you compile a project with say, Visual Studio, you get a .pdb for every 
.obj that gets created. You also seem to get one for each executable that 
gets linked.

>Anyways, seems I've pretty much stuck here. The erring ocx seems to be 
>TDBG6.OCX. It is
>dated 1999. Its description states "True DBGrid Data Bound Grid" and was 
>made by "APEX
>Software Corporation". No luck googling for that either. i have no idea 
>why this
>workstation-app uses so much activex, I'll try to get an updated version 
>(if there is
>any). The app pretty much behaves when I run it under WinXP.
>Martin Widmark
>AB TakeIT
>Martin Widmark skrev:
> > I'm currently trying to get a program called Polydoc to run under wine.
> > It is a kind of database app, for text databases. For some reason it
> > uses many ActiveX controls. So far all seems to be Ms "standard" controls.
> >
> > But the program will not run. Anyone have a tip? I'm going to test
> > with a native ole32.dll among things.
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