[Wine]Re: Problem in the path for executables...

Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Mon Jun 6 03:01:41 CDT 2005

D Deepesh <deepesh at india.tejasnetworks.com> wrote:
> Hi,

> I have a windows executable which I am trying to run in Linux using wine.
> When I execute the command :

> wine {ABSOLUTE_PATH}/file1.exe,

> file1.exe runs many other executables internally, like file2.exe, file3.exe
> and file4.exe.

> Now when file1.exe is trying to run the other executables, it is not able to
> get the path of the executables. I have the "PATH" enironment variable set
> correctly. But I do not think this is the problem.

> I enabled the WINEDEBUG so that I see all the wine warning and error
> messages. From that I could deduce that the executables file2.exe, file3.exe
> and file4.exe were being searched in the current working directory.

> Please guide me on how to tackle this situation.

> Is there any entry in the windows registry which is set when the software is
> installed on the windows system and some such equivalent is missing in wine
> configuration settings in linux.

Is {ABSOLUTE_PATH} reachable in the Wine Filesystem with some Drive letter?

Is the application under windows started from somewhere or after

Is there some Environment setting for that executable in Windows that
specifies that path?

Try again after changing to the {ABSOLUTE_PATH} directory.

Uwe Bonnes                bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de

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