[PC-BSD Testing] printing solved , wine problem

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.com
Sat Nov 29 13:43:52 PST 2008

If you stick with 1.1.7 for now you should be ok. Its a freebsd specific problem, but it should be fixed soon. There are some patches floating around freebsd-emulation mailing list, so hopefully it'll be fixed here soon in ports, and then we can update the pbi as well.

------Original Message------
From: Sam Fourman Jr.
To: PC-BSD Testing list
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Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] printing solved , wine problem
Sent: Nov 29, 2008 3:42 PM

>  Also , I keep getting an "Invalid address" error when trying to launch
> Steam . This has just cropped up in the last month or so and I'm not sure
> what's going on there . Does anyone else have a working Steam install ?
> _______________________________________________

What version of wine are you running? type wine --version at a console

also I have had the invalid address problem, with several windows programs
on wine 1.18 & 1.19 so I installed 1.17 and it works fine again.

as far as I know PC-BSD has not upgraded the wine PBI past 1.17

I know from reading the FreeBSD mailing lists that a Fix has been found
the "invalid address" problem appears to be FreeBSD specific.

if you happen to use the ports system instead of PBI's like I do.

just portsnap fetch update your ports tree, then go to /usr/ports/emulators/wine
change the version 1.19 to 1.17 in the Makefile, then
make deinstall clean && make makesum && make install clean

your wine programs will magically work again.

Sam Fourman Jr.
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Kris Moore
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