[Wine] Re: msiexec errors with photobook installation

dimesio wineforum-user at winehq.org
Tue Oct 14 11:04:57 CDT 2008

gooberpat wrote:
> I think there is a chance this patch may fix an install problem I'm having.
> But even though I have been using Linux on and off for the last 10 years (when I started, you had to look at the chip on the video card and enter it during the install) I have managed to avoid compiling from source code.
> I've looked in the FAQ, Wiki and the "PACKAGING' file in the documentation folder, but I don't see instructions for someone who is trying to compile from source code for the first time.
> I know this is second nature to many of you, but not me.
> Can some one point me to a source (no pun intended) where I can read up on this - preferably something designed for a first timer?
> BTW, I'm running Fedora 9, Kernel and Wine version 1.1.4.
> On an earlier post when I first described my problem, which seems similar to this one, someone responded that they were able to install my application using an older version of Wine,  I think 0.9.32. I'd prefer not to go backward if I can help it.

I've always found the instructions for regression testing to be the clearest step-by-step guide to compiling Wine. It even has a section on how to apply patches.  http://wiki.winehq.org/RegressionTesting

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