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can't install vcrun6 (CXEx Ebony winetricks)


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#1 Guest_valter_*

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Posted 25 January 2011 - 10:56 PM

Hi

Cant install vcrun6 (CXEx Ebony winetricks):
The folder is invalid: Please make sure the folder exists and is writable

Error log says:
Fontconfig error: Cannot load default config file
Note: command 'wine /Users/kungla/.winetrickcache/vc6redistsetup_enu.exe /T:D:\C:\winetrickstmp /c' returned status 3. Aborting

I tried many things, but nothing helped

Thanks!

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Posted 26 January 2011 - 12:14 PM

I managed to fix this bug:

in CXExEbony.app/Contents/CXWinetricks.app/Contents/MacOS/winetrics

there is in many places a variable:
$winetricks_tmp_win
replace it:
$WINETRICKS_TMP_WIN

And it works!

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Posted 26 January 2011 - 04:45 PM

nice find.
There are some other cases other than the vcrun command that use this lowercase variable.

I'm not sure this helps generally because Winetricks is so buggy (sometimes a package works, sometimes it doesn't, and people get misled by the cache), but it's worth further testing.

Perhaps this works for some other winetricks annoyances as well.
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#4 rocksock

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Posted 11 March 2011 - 01:47 PM

thanks.. worked great for me.

also... you could go to http://kegel.com/wine/winetricks and replace the whole code of the mentioned winetricks file, this also enables you to get new winetricks skripts.

#5 Ashet

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Posted 19 November 2011 - 04:57 PM

Where is the original winetricks file located if I'm going to update it?




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