[Wine] Installing Word Viewer 2003

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Fri Jan 12 12:44:40 CST 2007

On 12/01/07, Declan Moriarty <junk_mail at iol.ie> wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 10:23 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
> > I've downloader Word Viewer 2003 from the MS website. When I run it,
> > it pops up a dialog box stating that I need a newer Windows version. I
> > googled "newer windows version wine" and I've found this:
> > http://bugs.winehq.org/attachment.cgi?id=1122&action=view
> >
> > But I have not idea what to do with it. What must I do to get
> > wdviewer.exe installed? I'm using wine-0.9.28 on Kubuntu. Thanks.
> It's a patch to the code.
> Man patch is your friend.
> Save the chunk from the 'diff' down until the final bracket under a name
> like wine-newer-version.patch and copy it to the same directory as your
> wine source top dir.
> cd into the source top dir (so 'ls ..' shows you
> wine-newer-version.patch) and ls dlls/advapi32/security.c shows you the
> file.
> enter the following line
> patch -p0 < ../wine-newer-version.patch
> make clean, and compile and install. You will have added whatever
> functionality that patch provides.

Thanks. I think that I'll forego the patch, however, and wait for it
to get into a stable release.

Dotan Cohen


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