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[ale] WINE question.....



Thank you Jeff.

I mainly installed wine to, at least for now, run GoogleEarth.exe a
global GPS map, I think, that lets you zoom down, I'm told.

Cordially,

Courtney


On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 09:48, Jeff Hubbs wrote:
> The "fixme" suggests that the Wine developers know about this as a 
> problem but either have not gotten around to fixing it or are not able 
> to fix it because the Win32 app uses the API in an undocumented way.  
> This is just part and parcel of dealing with Wine; if something you want 
> to do doesn't work, you can either hassle, pay, or become a Wine 
> developer or you're S.O.L.
> 
> The newer, more complex, or more Microsoft-origined a Win32 app is, the 
> less likely it is to run under Wine.  You can always see if Cedega 
> (Wine-for-pay) works any better.
> 
> Jeff
> 
> Courtney Thomas wrote:
> 
> >Michael,
> >
> >Your were right. Notepad.exe runs w/o a hitch.
> >
> >>From my error msgs [see below], can you tell what's wrong with
> >GoogleEarth.exe ?
> >
> >Courtney
> >
> >On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 12:05, Michael Hirsch wrote:
> >  
> >
> >>Can you run anything in wine?  If you have windows, try running
> >>notepad, or solitaire--I'm pretty sure they will run.  Or just grabe
> >>some shareware and try it.  You may have a program-specific problem
> >>rather than a general wine problem.
> >>
> >>Michael
> >>
> >>On 8/30/05, Courtney Thomas <ccthomas at joimail.com> wrote:
> >>        Michael,
> >>        
> >>        Thank you for the suggestion but I still get the below
> >>        described error
> >>        messages.
> >>        
> >>        Courtney
> >>        
> >>        
> >>        On Tue, 2005-08-30 at 11:17, Michael Hirsch wrote:
> >>        > On 8/27/05, Courtney Thomas <ccthomas at joimail.com> wrote:
> >>        >         Thank you Jeff, but when I...
> >>        >
> >>        >         wine program.exe
> >>        >
> >>        >         I get the same error msgs, i.e.
> >>        >
> >>        >                 fixme:ntdll:NTQueryVolumeInformationFile
> >>        device info
> >>        >         not properly
> >>        >         supported on this platform
> >>        >                 fixme:file:get_default_drive_device auto
> >>        detection of
> >>        >         DOS devices not
> >>        >         supported on this platform
> >>        >
> >>        > I seem to recall running "wine
> >>        /full/unix/path/to/the/executable" 
> >>        > when I  used wine.  See if that works.
> >>        >
> >>        > Michael
> >>        >
> >>        >
> >>        >
> >>        >
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