[Wine] Re: question related to DLL reuse via Wine

vitamin wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Dec 16 14:04:55 CST 2008

nixbert wrote:
> I am looking to re-use some windows dlls in linux. Assume that these dlls are used via svchost.exe in MS environment to provide a service.
> My questions are 
> 1.) Can such a setup be migrated to run under Wine?

Possibly. It highly depends on what all they do. Some things are not supported by Wine.

nixbert wrote:
> 2.) If above is true then is it subsequently possible to write a set of Linux binaries which can invoke and use the service provided by above dlls(running under Wine)?

You have to use winelib app to communicate with such services. Then expose whatever you need via named pipe/socket/etc.

Again all depends on what all those services do.

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