[Wine] "gdi32.dll" failed to initialize, aborting

James McKenzie jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Fri Jan 23 21:05:37 CST 2009

ver wrote:
> Sabayon (Gentoo) Linux 64-bit
> Linux mandy 2.6.25-sabayon-r1 #1 SMP Mon Jun 30 17:58:45 UTC 2008 x86_64 AMD Phenom(tm) 9850 Quad-Core Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
> since wine links 32-bit, here are my 32-bit libs:
> GNU Libc 2.6.1
> GNU Libdl 2.6.1
> GNU Pthread 2.6.1
> libfreetype 6.3.16
> I should point out I haven't yet upgraded the Freetype 32-bit library.  When I did my upgrade, it was the 64-bit version, so this may yet be to blame.
> Let's see what happens when I build it for 32-bit...
> ... alright, thanks to my 'speedy' connection, I'll have to get back to this one.  I'll edit this post with my results when it's all sorted out.
You might want to think about adding a line to your environment with the
Library variable set to point first to your 32 bit libraries.  On a Mac
the variable is LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

James McKenzie

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