[linux-audio-user] Re: [Wine]Tracktion

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Fri Dec 17 16:35:54 EST 2004


On Thu, 16 Dec 2004 21:35:32 +0200, David Baron <d_baron at 012.net.il> wrote:
> This is being offered gratis till the end of december by Mackie. This one
> might just be coaxed into running under Wine which would be quite an
> achievement.
> 
> Kudos: 1. The program, though free, needs be registered to a "machine number".
> Did this under Windows, did not get that far using Wine. Might need a second
> copy just for the Linux runs.
> 
> 2. The program searches for all its own VST dlls and any on the VST directory.
> Might have problems doing this in Wine. Some VST demos bring up an error box
> saying please register, limited trial, etc. Such things may be disruptive in
> Wine. (Other VST hosts let you manually find them when you want them,
> avoiding this problem in most cases)
> 
> Anyway, the thing appeared to hang up but I was able to get out. No crash, no
> bebug offer. Clean.


I tried installing it under the newest version of WineX  - Cedega 4.2.
It went badly. All sorts of error messages while installing, finishing
with a message that it couldn't be installed and RichEdit out of space
messages.

I tired running it. An initial window came up and I was then greeted
with lots of snaps and crackles, but no real application. I had to
Ctrl-C it and then kill off wineserver instances still running.

Not successful here.

- Mark


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