[Wine] Cannot start Photoshop

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Oct 13 12:35:16 CDT 2006

On 13/10/06, Alan McKinnon <alan at linuxholdings.co.za> wrote:
> Here's what I do:
> Maintain a ~/.wine without winetools
> Maintain a ~/.winetools with winetools

Sounds reasonable.

> If software won't install in .wine but does in .winetools, then start
> comparing the two to find relevant differences and move them into .wine

Easier said than done, at my expertise level.

> More often than not the setting that will make something work is a dll
> override. Yes, you need to hunt to find cures. Yes, it's hard work.
> Yes, you will pull your hair out sometimes. This is not wine's fault -
> the project is successfully doing the (almost) impossible but it will
> always be somewhat of a round peg and square hole problem. Someone
> needs to do these comparisons and report up which wine functions now
> work and do not need the winetools workaround anymore, that person
> might as well be you :-)

As soon as I finish my degree in mechanical engineering, I'll go get
one in computer sciences.

> Meanwhile, you need to upgrade wine like Dejan suggested. Your version
> is 15 months out of date.

I was actually on the latest, and downgraded at Jocheam's suggestion.
Hey, what do I know?

Thanks. I'll see what I can manage without winetools. Always good to learn.

Dotan Cohen


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