[Fwd: Re: [Wine] TMG -- MS Visual Foxpro errors]

Declan Moriarty declan.moriarty at iol.ie
Sat Feb 10 10:59:48 CST 2007

On Sat, 2007-02-10 at 10:43 -0500, donbnfborn at aol.com wrote:
> I'd like very much to be able to run "The Master Genealogist" under
> Wine.  TMG is a MS Visual Foxpro application for genealogy database
> work.  On my Kubuntu 6.10  system I have successfully downloaded and
> installed Wine 0.9.30, and then installed TMG ver. 6 including updates
> to 6.12, the current version.  During TMG installation, there was a
> problem with a lack of "keyboard.dll", which I fixed, so now there are
> no errors until I attempt to run TMG.  Upon running the executable,
> I'm getting Foxpro errors, which are beyond my ability (I'm no CS
> major).  I've tried both Win 2000 and Win 9x modes -- still no joy.  I
> think it's close to running, but there is a little "something" that is
> not quite right.
> Is there a Foxpro programmer on the list who could take a look at the
> error messages and give me a little advice? I've offered to become the
> Application Maintainer for TMG if I can get it running stable. There's
> a huge installed base of TMG users -- probably some would come over to
> Linux if there was a proven reliable way to run it.

I grabbed the trial.

It's lacking some font, and some dll. Try opening an xterm, cd to the
directory, and run

winedbg tmg.exe or

WINEDEBUG=<something snazzy> winedbg tmg.exe

You get specific errors that way

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