[Mono-winforms-list] NullReferenceException under Wine

Stifu stifu at free.fr
Fri Nov 11 04:35:29 EST 2011


This link (in French, sorry):
Says you need to install "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable
Package (x86)" available here:

jeffguy wrote:
> Subject: System.Windows.Forms NullReferenceException under Wine
> Hello, and thank you for your hard work.  I'm impressed at how strong mono
> has become!
> While using windows for a month, I tried out a game (luvinia, an mmorpg). 
> I'm back in Linux and would like to continue.
> In my current attempt, I ran the game's installer with mono 2.10.6
> (running on wine 1.3.15 within Ubuntu 11.04).  When I run the installed
> program, it correctly renders the login screen, pauses roughly 0.3
> seconds, then the login window vanishes.  The console outputs a
> NullReferenceException in the System.Windows.Forms code.  I've enclosed
> the console output, in case that's useful.  A few minutes after the window
> closes, there is still no console activity, so I hit ^C, which causes the
> last three output lines.
> Is there a (not cost-prohibitive) way for me to circumvent this Exception,
> or am I stuck?
> The program is *not* open source.  When I posted to the game's
> bug-reporting forum, I was told very clearly that Linux was not supported
> and I would find no help.  I've searched Google and the mono forums but
> didn't see anything relevant.
> Thanks very much for your time.  

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