[Wine]adding LPT port to wine? Acrobat 5/PDFWriter installation problem

Elvis Chen chene77 at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 4 13:53:54 CST 2005

hi all,

I'm using the official wine-20041201-0.1 on Sue 9.1 (i386).  I used 
winetools 2.10 to facilitate my wine installation and it was a godsand.  I 
have installed Office 2000 and so far so good, but I like to extend my wine 
functionality just a bit more.

I like to install Acrobat 5 (not reader) with PDFWriter on my wine 
installation.  The problem I have is that, during the installation, I get 
the following error message:

"Acrobat PDFWriter requires a LPT1: printer port.  Setup could not find this 
required port.  The PDFWriter component will not be installed.  To install 
PDFWriter, add a LPT1: port and run setup again."

Can someone please tell me how to install a printer port to a wine 
installation?  I have searched quite a few documentations on this subjects 
but none of them worked.  First, I thought wine is suppose to auto-detect 
any parallel/serial port if presents.  Second, I have added a LPT entry my 
~/.wine/config under Spooler but still get the same error message.

Any help is very much appreciated,

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