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Old 11-06-2002, 12:59 AM   #1
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WineX Installation Problems...again


ok if i can refer you to this thread, i'm having the same sort of problems.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=33036

While in the winex source directory i issue /tools/wineinstall and it does through compiling and installing it, then it comes to tell me if i want to create a ~/wine/config file or something, and if i want to create a fake c drive, and i say yes to both but this happens:

Code:
This bit here is just a part of the end of the compiling, im not sure if it helps at all...

make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/wine/unicode'
/sbin/ldconfig
Creation of a global config file is not supported in wineinstall at this
time.  When the configuration architecture is cleaned up this functionality
will be restored to wineinstall.

You are running as root.  Do you want a local config file,
file, ~/.wine/config, created?
(yes/no) yes
Searching for an existing Windows installation... not found. (no matching /etc/fstab mount entry found)

Windows was not found on your system, so I assume you want
a Wine-only installation. Am I correct?
(yes/no) yes

Configuring Wine without Windows.
Some fake Windows directories must be created, to hold any .ini files, DLLs,
start menu entries, and other things your applications may need to install.
Where would you like your fake C drive to be placed?
(default is /c) /c
Configuring Wine for a no-windows install in /c...

Created /root/.wine/config using default Wine configuration.
You probably want to review the file, though.

Compiling regapi...
gcc -c -I. -I. -I../../include -I../../include  -g -O2 -Wall -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -fPIC -DSTRICT -DNONAMELESSUNION -DNONAMELESSSTRUCT  -D_REENTRANT  -o regapi.o regapi.c
ld -r  regapi.o      -o regapi.tmp.o
strip --strip-unneeded regapi.tmp.o
LD_LIBRARY_PATH="../../unicode:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH" ../../tools/winebuild/winebuild -fPIC -L../../dlls -sym regapi.tmp.o -o regapi.spec.c -spec ./regapi.spec
gcc -c -I. -I. -I../../include -I../../include  -g -O2 -Wall -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -fPIC -DSTRICT -DNONAMELESSUNION -DNONAMELESSSTRUCT  -D_REENTRANT  -o regapi.spec.o regapi.spec.c
gcc -shared  -Wl,-Bsymbolic regapi.spec.o  regapi.o      -o regapi.so -L../../library -lwine  -lm
rm -f regapi && ln -s ../../wine regapi

Preparing to install default Wine registry entries...
Installing default Wine registry entries...

Could not stat /root/.transgaming/c_drive (No such file or directory), ignoring drive C:
Invalid path 'c:\windows' for windows directory: does not exist
Perhaps you have not properly edited or created your Wine configuration file.
This is (supposed to be) '/root/.wine/config'
Registry install failed.
now, WTF?! could not stat /root/.transgaming/c_drive...errrrr, i bloody told it to use /c?!!!
anybody else experienced this or know how to fix it?
im searching google right now for some possibly answers too...
 
Old 11-06-2002, 01:05 AM   #2
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You might have to edit what it says..../root/.wine/config and make it see /c instead of /c_drive or make a windows partition, wouldn't that be easier?

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Old 11-06-2002, 01:43 AM   #3
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I've tried doing that....it asks me if i want it to create the config file, so i say yes, then it hits the next prompt asking where it should create the fake c drive, and while at this prompt ive tried jumping into the file and changing it, but the changes don't get recognised and it gets over-ridden with the screwed up copy again...
and i can't edit the file just after the installation because the install fails and quits after it can't find the fake c drive, so it doesn't install the registry...

 
Old 11-06-2002, 01:52 AM   #4
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Ok when this comes up
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Where would you like your fake C drive to be placed?
(default is /c) /c
instead of doing /c try c_drive, because that's what it's looking for isn't it?

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Old 11-06-2002, 01:54 AM   #5
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nah its looking for /root/.transgaming/c_drive so normal users won't be able to use WineX if i allow it to continue installing under the root directory...
 
Old 11-06-2002, 01:58 AM   #6
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Can't you just make that directory accessible by normal users by chaning its permissions....or just log into the user you wish, then install it from them, doing 'su' when required?

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Old 11-06-2002, 02:20 AM   #7
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thats how i did install it, i logged in normally via my user account and su'd and ran ./tools/wineinstall

also, id like the path to be in /c anyway, and even the folder wouldn't be accessable anyway if i changed the permissions to 777 or chowned to my user it still wouldn't allow me because its inside the root dir which is chowned to 600...so itll still be denied
 
Old 11-06-2002, 02:24 AM   #8
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Hmmm maybe creating a link of some sort? shortcut even?

Does it have to be run in the /root directory or can you move it somewhere else, or maybe do a prefix if it allows to install somewhere else....

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Old 11-06-2002, 02:30 AM   #9
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hmm, ill try linking it from /root/.transgaming/c_drive to /c

also, i should mention that even though its trying to find /root/.transgaming/c_drive it still created /c...

EDIT: in my looking, i found .wine, not a .transgaming...im bloody confused as to why everything is stuffed up...why its even looking for a ~/.transgaming instead of a ~/.wine when it still created the ~/.wine dir...

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Old 11-06-2002, 02:40 AM   #10
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Why don't you rename .wine to .transgaming or something?

Are you sure your installing WineX not just Wine....

Good luck

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Old 11-06-2002, 03:02 AM   #11
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yeah, positive.
I'm following this guide:
http://www.linuxfusion.net/installwine.htm
and this is how i downloaded winex:
$ cvs -dserver:anonymous@cvs.winex.sourceforce.net:/cvsroot/winex login
(You will be asked for a password, just hit enter on it)
$ cvs -z3 -dserver:anonymous@cvs.winex.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/winex co wine


EDIT: ok as i was installing it again i saw this:
You are running as root. Do you want a local config file,
file, ~/.wine/config, created?

well, that explains the ~/.wine/ directory...but still, i don't have a clue why its looking for the /root/.transgaming/c_drive when i told it to use /c, and ive even sym linked .transgaming to /c, and it still gave me that error...

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Old 11-06-2002, 03:55 AM   #12
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Hmmmm so you can only get the CVS version right? Cause you have to pay for the stable one or something like that if i remember...

I remember a thread on this somewhere, have you searched around yet?

I forgot how they resolved it....

man i wish you luck....

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Old 11-06-2002, 06:47 AM   #13
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yeah, i wasn't going to go thru the hassels of paying for it if it turned out to be not that great, so i thought id try this one first and then if it did work good id pay for the other copy...but i was under the impression they were both the same?

i tried searching around, for the same path that its trying to install into, even WineX CVS, anything like that, but nothing relevant came up...
 
Old 11-06-2002, 02:12 PM   #14
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just got a small thing to add...

I wouldn't suggest changing perm's on root's home directory, or sub's of it. And even if you give perm's on a sub directory, if the user doesn't have perm's on the above directory (/root) then they can't get it anyway, short of a chroot.

I wish I could mimick your situation, then I could help more, but for me it was as simple as ./tools/wineinstall and it set all the things up as I wanted, for each user...

Maybe that's it. Ok, you are doing that as root, finish that up, switch to a user and try running it as a user. You will need a .wine directory in each users homes (~). This is the "fake" C: drive.

Anyway, it's worth a shot. Good Luck

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Old 11-07-2002, 01:40 AM   #15
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this is reall friggin (soz for language) annoying!
it seems nobody else is having a problem, yet they did it EXACTLY how i have!! ARGH

Did you download the same version/way i did MasterC?
Did u install from the CLI? Under what user?
When it asked you where do you want to create the fake c drive, did you say under /c or /home/user/c?
Any other options u may have set beforehand?

Edit: ok i edited the config file or something, and said no i don't want to replace it, then it said "Installation Complete" but it didn't have any lines saying something like "Installing Registry" etc...can somebody point me to a file that defiently works, because ive tried a couple that were on my HDD already, but they didn't run...is there anything that comes with wine to test it out?

Edit Again: here is a link to my wine config file (http://jericho.ath.cx/wine.config) that i edited...coud somebody please post a copy of theirs?

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