[Wine] Problem with FlexLM licensing

Dan Kegel dank at kegel.com
Thu Oct 4 12:55:59 CDT 2007

On 10/3/07, Paul Jackson <sa212+wine at cyconix.com> wrote:
> > The key to getting MXE III's starter version
> > working is to use native msvcrt.  (Our fread
> > has a bug in it when reading binary files
> > as ascii, it seems.  I'll file a bug soon.)
> You're a star, Dan; it works.

OK, I filed the promised bug (with patch) at
The patch might need to ripen a bit before submission.

> I should write up some details on getting it running, but I've got some
> concerns on legality. I guess the only dubious step is that I supplied a
> drive ID when requesting a license, and set my Wine drive ID to that
> number. I guess that someone could complain that this is against the
> spirit (or the letter?) of the license agreement. On the other hand, if
> I'd set Wine's ID first, and then requested a license for that ID, that
> seems perfectly kosher to me.

Hmm, guess we should implement autodetection of drive ID's.
- Dan

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