[Wine] Windows Kernel & Executive implementation

A. Tres Finocchiaro tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com
Fri Feb 22 09:12:26 CST 2008

Probably the most common response you will get is, there are often freely
available tools that can already do this in Linux.

I'm interested to see more responses.


On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 6:02 AM, Volodymyr Shcherbyna <v_scherbina at mvps.org>

> Hello everyone, my name is Volodymyr, I am driver developer mostly doing
> stuff for Windows.
> I discovered that WineHQ project does not have support for drivers (am I
> wrong?). In other words, quite a big amount of applications will fail to
> function properly, because many of them are using helper device drivers to
> get some extended functionality. I can just mention RegMon, FileMon,
> TDIMom,
> and others.
> Theoretically, this task is possible to be implemented, but it requires
> quite a lot amount of work, of course. Is there any movements to overcome
> this limitation? Have you ever considered to achieve compatibility at this
> level?
> Basically, I am talking about implementation of analogs of Windows Kernel
> and Executive subsystems. On top of them, there might be implemented such
> popular subsystems as:
> - TDI subsystem (up to Vista)
> - WFP (starting from Vista)
> - Support for FS filters
> - and the rest
> Any comments are highly appreciated,
> --
> with best regards,
> Volodymyr
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