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[pkg-wine-party] Bug#783428: Could not load wine-gecko. HTML rendering will be disabled.

On 04/28/2015 05:31 AM, Mike McGuire wrote:
> ok, I lied and had another look. patches/disable/downloading.patch
> doesn't disable downloading really rather than not trying at all to
> install either gecko or mono.
> If disabling downloading is all that's really desired it seems like
> that patch doesn't even need to be there, rather removing the
> get_url bit (or everything but install_from_default_dir) in
> install_addon in addons.c should work.

Indeed, /usr/share/wine-development/gecko/wine_gecko-2.40-x86.msi
doesn't work, but does so if "disable/external-installers.patch"
(recently renamed from downloading.patch) is disabled.

On 08/09/2015 10:33 AM, Ralf Jung wrote:
> So, did anyone manage to install the current Gecko manually? I wouldn't
> mind downloading Gecko and installing it without help from apt, but not
> having a working browser at all makes problems with some programs.

Download the current gecko, see here: http://wiki.winehq.org/Gecko. Then
install it in your wineprefix:
  wine-development msiexec /i wine_gecko-2.40-x86.msi


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