[Wine] Fwd: Re: Regsvr32 running through Gecko

Reece Dunn msclrhd at googlemail.com
Tue Sep 21 02:23:51 CDT 2010

On 21 September 2010 01:33, James McKenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net> wrote:
>  Forwarding to the list.
> Anyone experienced this?

I have seen this, but only when upgrading a prefix that has ie6
installed via winetricks. It opens up http://RegSvr32 in IE, but IE
does not crash.

> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:        Re: Regsvr32 running through Gecko
> Date:   Mon, 20 Sep 2010 09:06:55 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
> From:   James Mckenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net>
> Reply-To:       James Mckenzie <jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net>
> To:     Jacek Caban <jacek at codeweavers.com>
> Jacek Caban<jacek at codeweavers.com>  wrote:
>>  On 9/20/10 12:22 AM, James McKenzie wrote:
>>>  Interestingly enough, when Wine goes to update my .wine prefix, the
>>>  updater is trying to run regsvr32 through Gecko.
>> This sentence doesn't make any sense, I'm afraid.
> I agree on second reading.
> Here is what is happening:
> I start wine notepad from within a newly built 1.3.2 in its own directory on
> my Mac.  I have set the 'appropriate' paths to point to this directory.
> The 'Updating configuration in<directory>' dialog pops up.  Then iexpore
> (gecko) starts with a line 'res://...#http://RegServer' in the address
> block.  This crashes (I have logs if you want them) and the "Program has
> encountered a serious problem" dialog comes up.  I click on the Ok button
> and then notepad starts.
> I was just wondering why Wine was trying to register a typelib file that
> does not exist in my C:\Windows\system32 directory and if I have to 'flush'
> my Wine directory and let Wine create a new one.
> Sorry for the confusion.  Sometimes I confuse myself with these trashy
> messages....
> James McKenzie
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