[Wine] Wine cannot launch "child" applications
leigh.wedding at telstra.DELETE-this.com
Fri Jun 2 06:00:19 CDT 2006
I have a problem that Wine cannot launch "child" applications,Here is
what I mean.
I can run applications directly using wine at the command line, eg:
works fine. But if I try to run the same application via winefile by
browsing to the directory and then double clicking the application,
then I get an error message: "File not found". Also I get the same
problem trying File -> Run in winefile.
Similarly, if I run an installation executable which extracts a number
of files, and then needs to run an extracted executable, it also fails
to run the extracted executable. For example, if I try to install
arial32.exe fonts package by running "wine arial32.exe", that
executable runs okay and extracts the files to
"C:\windows\temp\IXP000.TMP", but then I get the error message:
"Error creating process <C:\windows\temp\IXP000.TMP\FONTINST.EXE>.
Reason: File not found".
However if I actually go to that directory, and run it with
then it works perfectly! Running: wine
"C:\windows\temp\IXP000.TMP\FONTINST.EXE" also works.
Also if I try to install MS Office 2000, I get a similar problem about
cannot find msiexec.exe, but if I run manually run
msiexec /i DATA1.MSI
then it does do some things, but then seems to run into the same
problem recursively again of trying to launch further extracted
This looks like a pretty simple path and/or library lookup problem,
but I just can't figure it out.
Any clues to how to fix it? Any more info required?
I have wine 0.9.14, but the problem also occurred in 0.9.13, and a few
previous versions I tried.
I am running Slackware 10.1
I am trying to run wine compiled by myself, as the latest precompiled
binaries are for Slackware 10.2.
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