[Wine] Re: wineprefixcreate: msiexec.exe -- "Failed to open the
service control manager"
skorka at gmx.net
Mon Mar 19 00:55:27 CDT 2007
Jeremy <jcgarbage at comcast.net> wrote:
> When ~/.wine does not exist, or more specifically the system.reg does
> not yet exist, wineprefixcreate delivers the message "Failed to open the
> service control manager." I have tracked this down to the fact that
> HKLM\CurrentControlSet\Services does not yet exist when the msiexec.exe
> is registered and hence OpenSCManager fails.
> What is the proper way to register this key. In DoRegServer I have
I'm not sure this actually is something in need of fixing. There seem
to be no side effects apart from this message.
> What is the proper way to guarantee the key exists before encountering
> the msiexec.exe installation?
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