Bernhard Übelacker <firstname.lastname@example.org> (2014-12-12): > Hello, > probably I have found something more. > > I tested in a VM with a more recent windows version, therefore I cannot > sure that this is the reason you saw (having to run win32-loader with > compatibility set to windows 7 on a windows 8.1 32bit). > > I used the version from . > > Because you already hinted to the direction of loading nsisdl.dll I > watched an installation attempt by ProcMon  and found after the nsisdl.dll > was accessed it tried to load a file libwinpthread-1.dll which it could not find. > > Opening nsisdl.dll in Dependency Walker  it is shown that it is really linked > against libwinpthread-1.dll. > > So I downloaded package mingw-w64-i686-dev_3.2.0-2_all.deb , extracted the content > to some directory and started a cmd with elevated rights and added the path. > set PATH=E:\mingw-w64-i686-dev_3.2.0-2_all\usr\i686-w64-mingw32\lib;%PATH% > > Then started win32-loader from this cmd and it worked and finished installation. > > So this dll could be added to the installer and extracted along the nsisdl.dll, or > the dll needs to be statically linked against libwinpthread-1? Looks like a pretty thorough investigation, many thanks! Hopefully Didier will follow up shortly with a possible patch or even prospective package. Really happy to see Windows-savvy people helping us. :) Mraw, KiBi.
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