[Wine] Can't create folders in .wine/drive_c/users/public/App Data/...

MacNean Tyrrell dardack at gmail.com
Mon Nov 15 08:48:14 CST 2010

OK just an update.  Just incase someone has same issue. Creating a new user
name in ubuntu allows me to connect and such. So i copied over stuff from
old folder that i really wanted. No idea why that profile was borked like

But under new username, wine Wow.exe allows those folders to be created, my
realID works properly now and everything.  No idea what was wrong.

On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 5:54 PM, MacNean Tyrrell <dardack at gmail.com> wrote:

> OK, so I don't know what's going on.  (even with tinyproxy/firehol off the
> following occurs).
> Unless wine is run by root, when WoW is first loaded and trying to login,
> WoW creates a Cache folder and a bunch of folders under cache for login
> purposes.  The Cache folder exists in: <wine profile
> dir>/drive_c/users/Public/Applicatoin data/Blizzard
> Entertainment/Battle.net.  Now it can create up to Cache and Download/TMP
> under Cache, but all the extra folders don't get created unless being run as
> root.  And if they aren't created, you can't log in.
> Also, running Repair.exe says can't fix the folder permssions.  However, I
> have read/write access to all folders.
> drwxr-xr-x   4 macnean macnean      4096 2010-11-14 17:15 .winewowtwo2/
> same with where WoW is installed.
> Also, the fresh installer can't connect:
>  fixme:font:CreateScalableFontResourceW (0,L"C:\\users\\Public\\Application
> Data\\Blizzard
> Entertainment\\FrizQuadrata.fon",L"C:\\users\\Public\\Application
> Data\\Blizzard Entertainment\\FrizQuadrata.ttf",(null)): stub
> no idea if that has anything to do with it.
> I do have the wldap32 native fix.
> --
> Sincerely,
> MacNean C. Tyrrell


MacNean C. Tyrrell
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