[Wine]Running microsoft vss under wine

Duane Clark dclark at akamail.com
Wed Sep 8 10:31:53 CDT 2004

John Que wrote:
> Hello,
> I am using wine on RH9.
> I am running Visual Source Safe like thus wine  --ssexp.exe
> THe VSS GUI starts OK.
> the Visual Source Safe database is on Windows Partition.
> This Windows Partition is mounted on my Linux like thus:
> mount -t nfs -o rw,nolock /mnt/vss
> I am able to launch a VSS session : I can successfully check out and
> check in files (I point my working folder to /root/.wine/fake_windows
> which it sees as the Windows root filder).
> When I try to add a new file to a project there is a  problem:
> when I push the "Add Files" button of the VSS GUI I have a problem:
> Nothing happens and the app crashes:
> What I see in the log is :
> ...
> Unhandled exception: page fault on read access to 0x0000003c in 32-bit code 
> (0x5f409bbb).
> In 32-bit mode.
> 0x5f409bbb (MFC42.DLL.2642 in MFC42.DLL): movl  0x3c(%ecx),%eax
> Wine-dbg>parse error
> Wine-dbg>

At the Wine-dbg prompt, you should type "bt". Hopefully that will give a 
backtrace of the crash. You should also mention what version of Wine you 
are using, and if not using a current CVS version, it would be helpful 
if you were willing to give that a try.

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