[Mono-winforms-list] Help with Wine patched library on Linux

Rodolfo Campero rodolfocampero@hotmail.com
Thu, 31 Jul 2003 12:12:40 +0000

Try executing
$ win32server -p
before calling your program (1.works for me; 2.don't remember the exact name 
of the executable, look in <prefix>/bin).
The environment variable is SWF.

>From: Paul Butcher <paul.butcher@asa.co.uk>
>Organization: ASA Ltd.
>To: mono-winforms-list@lists.ximian.com
>Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 17:23:37 +0100
>Subject: [Mono-winforms-list] Help with Wine patched library on Linux
>Having seen the patched wine libs were now on the mono download page I 
>to finally try the System.Windows.Forms assembly, but I can't get it to 
>Any help appreciated:
>Here's what I've done:
>1. Downloaded wine-20030318.tar.gz and patches from the wine patch site
>(ibiblio) and built and installed according to instructions there.
>(NB There is a source code error after patching in line 695 where a 
>HMODULE module is declared after other statements which is not allowed in 
>I swapped lines 694 and 695 to cure.)
>2. Rebuilt mono-0.25 from sources (using my currently installed version 
>an RPM caused mono errors finding the various wine .dll.so files)
>3.  Built simple SWT example using mcs.
>4.  Run using mono - reports the following and then EXITS leaving three
>threads running and no window appears:
>   MonoWin32: Initializing WineLib
>I tried setting env var 'SWT=1' as suggested in some places but this made 
>I notice the wine-patch archive includes patches to mono to build a monogui
>stub - is this still required?  (I couldn't get it to build; automake
>reported errors following instructions to patch mono)
>My system is a SuSE 8.0 Linux with SMP kernel.
>Paul Butcher
>ALTON,Hants, England

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