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Application Details:

Version: 4.0
License: Retail
URL: http://www.prestosoft.com/edp_...
Votes: 0
Latest Rating: Bronze
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.21

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What works

Exactly the same as previous report under Wine version 1.0-rc4. The program itself installs and launches perfectly. Settings are configurable. Files - once you get them loaded, which is the subject of what does not work - can be compared, viewed, navigated, edited, and saved.

What does not

Exactly the same as previous report under Wine version 1.0-rc4. Again, loading files to compare fails and crashes when trying to use the built-in dialog box. Files can be selected, but upon selecting the second file to compare, wine crashes. The command line reveals only:

wine: Unhandled page fault on read access to 0x00000000 at address 0x7e99a693 (thread 0009), starting debugger...

Again, ExamDiff can accept files from the command line, but that's a pain. Google suggests that this problem is widespread and has persisted for a very long time; a number of suggested underlying causes float around (problems with ATI cards, only I have an Nvidia card; problems with 64-bit wine, only other programs work for me; the mmap_min_addr fix, which I tried with no effect; some sort of ongoing difficulty with wine understanding directory structures; and other hypotheses). But in any event, with a considerable amount of fiddling, I still could not get this to work.

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What was not tested

Directory comparisons.

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Additional Comments

The exact same problem that I had with Wine 1.0-rc4 persists in Wine 1.1.21. The program does technically work, hence its bronze rating, but getting files loaded is a pain.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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RatingSubmitter
CurrentUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)May 12 20091.1.21Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 09 20081.0-rc4Yes Yes Bronzean anonymous user 

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