[Wine] Re: DLL missing problem
wineforum-user at winehq.org
Sat Oct 10 15:52:55 CDT 2009
> groogruxking40 wrote:
> > dimesio wrote:
> > > What do you mean by "tried to run it through wine"? What exactly did you do with the downloaded dll?
> > >
> > > Also, what version of Wine are you running?
> > meaning I right clicked, and said open with wine application-
> > I just left the downloaded dll on my desktop, not sure what to do with the file or how to add it to the registry, or what..
> > I am using the latest, current stable version of Wine.
> When you say 'stable', is it 1.1.31? If it isn't, it might be a good idea to upgrade.
> In order for the application to use the DLL, it has to find it, so it must be accessible in Wine's PATH or the app's folder (and some other places) -- this applies to Windows too.
> So, if that DLL isn't implemented natively bv Wine (AFAIK it isn't), then you should probably get away just by putting it in the same folder where your executable resides (the executable of the game).You may also choose to place it in system32, but, then, all applications will be able to access it.
> By the way, if you ever need to use your own DLL instead of Wine's builtin, you can do that using the "DLL Overrides" section in Winecfg (you can google more for that info).
> Right clicking the DLL probably did nothing -- it wouldn't in Windows as well -- because, by default, DLLs are meant to be executed, they really are "libraries" (but they *can* be executed).
Yes, it's that version you mentioned. right now i have all 22 files from the floppy on the desktop, including the .exe and the .dll file. so you think if I use winecfg to add that dll it should be able to see it? otherwise, im thinking of putting it in win32 if that doesn't work.
You have been a huge help, hopefully I can get this going so my dad gets off my case- he loves the sheepshead! i just want this to be done with
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