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Re: [vox-tech] Wine and HW access?
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On Tuesday 16 July 2002 11:56 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Tuesday 16 July 2002 11:28 pm, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > > begin Ryan <ryan@mother.com>
> > > > Anyway, can Wine intercept access to the printer port and support it
> > > > as VMware does?
> > >
> > > wine boasts parallel port access too.  transgaming (winex) has it
> > > turned off by default for some reason.  if you use winex,
> > >you'll have to
> > > download the cvs version and compile it yourself.  at least, that's
> > > what was explained to me (i had posted a question of printer access
> > > under winex).
> >
> > Arg.... But that will not have support for some of the copy protection
> > and other closed source bits of WineX.....
> yeah, that's a good point.
> tell you what.  the guy who answered my question wasn't REALLY clear
> about it.  maybe you can glean some info which i glossed over.
> i had posted a message about the "cd stomper pro".  i was able to design
> CD jewel case covers and CD artwork, but i couldn't get it to print.  i
> posted a message in one of the forums about it, and got one or two
> responses.   it should still be there.  i don't remember what their
> search utility is like, but hopefully they'll have something which will
> allow you to find my post and peoples' responses.
> let me know about your progress.  i'm interested.


This isn't too helpful. Also; I need raw parallel port access, printer 
support (it looks like wine uses CUPS/LPD, etc) isn't going to help me.

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