[Mono-winforms-list] NullReferenceException under Wine

jeffguy jeffguy at gmail.com
Sun Nov 13 00:08:43 EST 2011

Thanks for the link.  I think it got me a step closer.  When I ran the
install file you suggested, I got the following:

It looks like a failure, but when I then tried running OutsparkLancher
again, the first error disappears :-)
Unfortunately, I see the same symptoms.  The new error console output is

I tried googling several of the fixme errors, but didn't see anything
useful.  Do any of you have advice on where I can search next, trying to get
this working?


Stifu wrote:
> Hi,
> This link (in French, sorry):
> http://doc.ubuntu-fr.org/wine#erreur_parse_depend_manifests
> Says you need to install "Microsoft Visual C++ 2005 SP1 Redistributable
> Package (x86)" available here:
> http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?displaylang=en&id=5638
> 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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