[Wine] Wine does not use PATH for DLL search, is this a bug or feature ?
kcc1967 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 00:29:41 CDT 2007
Thanks ... and yap, I solve my problem. I did confuse
Linux and Wine environment variables. Thanks agian.
On 9/25/07, L. Rahyen <research at science.su> wrote:
> (Mistakanly sent this from wrong e-mail, so I resend this message from e-mail
> address which is subscribed to this list).
> On Tuesday September 25 2007 03:31, Kuang-Chun Cheng wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I test both 0.9.44 and 0.9.45 and found that Wine does not use
> > PATH environment variables for DLL search.
> > My test application is a Qt 336 application, QSlider.exe.
> > QSlider.exe require both qt-mt336.dll and mingwm10.dll. If I copy
> > both dll to ~/.wine/drive_c/windows/system32, I can invoke QSlider.exe
> > from anywhere and it works OK.
> > If I put both dlls to, eg. /opt/qt-3.3/bin. And setup PATH with
> > /opt/qt-3.3/bin included. Invoke QSlider.exe will give me error message:
> > err:module:import_dll Library qt-mt336.dll (which is needed by
> > L"Z:\\home\\kcc\\QSlider.exe") not found
> > err:module:LdrInitializeThunk Main exe initialization for
> > L"Z:\\home\\kcc\\QSlider.exe" failed, status c0000135
> > My guess is wine just simple ignore PATH environment variable when
> > searching DLL,
> > am I correct ? Is this a bug or a feature ?
> > Under WinXP/2K ... the PATH env. variables do work ... but not Wine.
> > Can someone confirm this ? Thanks a lot.
> WINE (and Windows) use PATH variable in the registry and this is probably
> what you want to use.
> Of course environment variable is a different thing.
> In Windows you don't use Linux environment variables and Linux shell (this is
> obvious): you are using cmd instead. WINE is no different so to get access to
> WINE environment you need to run this:
> wine cmd
> And now type this:
> You will see current PATH environment variable. I didn't test it but I guess
> it will work correctly if you change it (if not this is a real bug).
> To me it seems that you confuse Windows cmd environment with Linux shell
> Here is an example:
> % echo $PATH
> % wine cmd
> CMD Version 0.9.45
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