WineConf agenda

Alex Henrie alexhenrie24 at
Sun Oct 29 04:56:26 CDT 2017

2017-10-23 8:18 GMT+02:00 Alex Henrie <alexhenrie24 at>:
> 2017-10-13 5:23 GMT-06:00 Jacek Caban <jacek at>:
>> It's getting close to WineConf and I think it's time to think about agenda.
>> Does anyone have anything he'd like to talk about? Any ideas about
>> conversations we should have? Feel free to add them to
> It would be nice to talk about the fake DLL problem. In case you're
> not familiar, numerous popular applications (Chrome, Steam, StarCraft,
> Overwatch...) manually load system DLLs into memory, do some
> verification checks, and then attempt to jump into the DLL's code.
> This causes a crash because Wine's DLLs are fakes that don't contain
> the actual function code. Wine Staging has a solution to the problem
> involving making the fake DLLs more realistic and then catching and
> redirecting attempts to execute memory-mapped code. I'm curious to
> know what it would take to get the Wine Staging solution or another
> reasonable solution into mainline Wine.

There are at least two open bugs about the fake DLL problem:

And at least two more that are related:


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