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SRIM

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Application Details:

Version: 2008.04
License: Free to use
URL: http://www.srim.org
Votes: Marked as obsolete
Latest Rating: Gold
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.1.39

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What works

Once installed, it works the same as the windows version.

What does not

There are two minor hiccups with installation:

  1. Setup.exe must be run from the command line (after it has been extracted).  Double clicking it in Gnome doesn't work.
  2. The VERSION file is not copied correctly.  Simply rename the file ver* to VERSION after installation. (More info in the comment by Stano Antalic)


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HowTo / Notes

SRIM Installation issue

This howto comes under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 Generic (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5/deed.en_US)

 

Relevant SRIM Versions: 2006 thru 2008.5.

Credits: Stano Antalic (http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10558)

To overcome the infamous "Run-time error '62': Input past end of file" problem on a fresh SRIM installation, while a fix is being made,  you can try the following:

Please Understand the following operations involve modifications on your system. The author (Giuseppe Dia) cannot be held responsible for damages and miscalculations. Don't follow the steps outlined below if you don't feel confident.

Download the SRIM installation executable.

$> mkdir SRIM_EX

Put the SRIM installation executable inside the newly created SRIM_EX directory. This should avoid top directory cluttering.

$> cd SRIM_EX

$> wine SRIM2008.exe

The last step will launch the SRIM extractor.  Check that the extraction points to the newly created directory (in this example SRIM_EX) and press the Extract button,

Now launch setup.exe

$> wine SETUP.exe and follow the installation normally.

Launching SRIM2008 for the first time will result on the infamous "Run-time error '62': Input past end of file" on every attempt to do something useful. This issue is related on an empty VERSION text file in the Data/ directory inside the program directory.

We're gonna fix this simply by copying the right temp file (created during the installation) over the VERSION file.

Navigate towards the SRIM program directory

$> cd .wine/drive_c/Program files/SRIM

$> cd Data

$> ls *.tmp

you should get something named verXXXX.tmp with XXXX randomly variable. In my example it will be ver 5532.tmp. Yours may be different.

$> cat ver5532.tmp

look into and see it's the right file. It should be something like this

-------VERSION------------------------

SRIM-2008.03 SRIM software version.

See VERSION.rtf for details.

--------------------------------------

if you have the right file just copy it over VERSION

$> cp ver5532.tmp VERSION

Try to run SRIM now, it should run fine.

Giuseppe Dia (Manteiner)



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