[Wine] ComGenius application holding us from migrating 100% to linux

Declan Moriarty junk_mail at iol.ie
Thu Feb 8 06:01:47 CST 2007

On Thu, 2007-02-08 at 08:45 +0100, Daniel Skov Klejnstrup wrote:
> Hi There,
> In my company we have almost done a complete Microsoft -> Linux
> migration within the last year!
> The only thing I need, is to get an application running through Wine!
> The application is called "COM genius" and is used to upload codes to
> universal remote controls! - I've failed in getting it to run in Wine,
> and haven't found a linux alternative (guess this application spread
> is QUITE narrow!)
> The application itself can't be that special! - It downloads upgrades
> from the internet, and communicates with the remote controls through a
> serial port!
> In order to get this fixed, I may have to upload the application to
> the internet - To have people looking at it! - I have made a deal with
> the supplier of this product about this, and it seems O.K. to them!
> Any help is greatly appreciated!

Let us in on the secrets. Does it crash? not talk to remotes? What have
you tried?
It sounds a trivial application, but timing issues on ports can be a
disaster area.
        With Best Regards,

        Declan Moriarty.

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