[Wine] Re: Still trying to sort out an override problem

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Sun Jul 16 09:38:47 CDT 2006

Bob Etheridge <bobetheridge at shaw.ca> wrote:
> Yes, I entered the whole line exactly as it was quoted in the Wine
> AppDb.  There is nothing there to make me think I should do otherwise.

Well, this entry was written back when there was a config file. You
can't know that, of course. But looking at the Libraries tab in winecfg,
doesn't it strike you as odd?

> After that I am not sure whether the information given applies to only
> running a fake Windows or to running a real Windows system as well.  If
> it is the former, where do I find the correct instructions for running a
> program from a real Windows?

There is no difference.

> cd /windows2/program\ files/bible
> $ wine olb.exe

That is what you should do.

> When I first tried this, Wine created a Bible folder in my home 
> directory with a few files inside (mostly text files), but no 
> executables.  I don't know what it was supposed to do so I don't know if 

That would be the doing of your program, not wines.

> this is normal.  Would copying the entire directory from my Windows 
> system on to my Linux system (home folder) be a possible solution?  I 

Shouldn't make a difference.

> don't know what to do next, so any help would be appreciated.

I guess you won't be able to use your program for the time being, i.e.
until wine improves.


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