Assining .bat and .com files with the desktop

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 11:22:25 CDT 2011


Damjan, I dont believe it is necessary to have separate desktop files
for different commands. Just append whatever you need in a new
section. I believe chromium does that to differentiate some --flags.

On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Damjan Jovanovic <damjan.jov at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 5:21 PM, Nowres Rafid <nowres.rafed at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I propose to associate .bat and .com files with wine's cmd in GNOME, KDE and
>> others
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>
> AFAIK COM files are ancient self-contained real-mode DOS code, with no
> ability to load DLLs. Shouldn't they rather be loaded by DOSBox, which
> we delegate DOS applications to on the AMD64 architecture anyway?
>
> BAT files should associate with Wine, but on Windows double-clicking
> them runs them in a terminal window (when last I checked). Thus we'd
> have to create a new wine-cmd.desktop which associates with BAT files.
> I'll look into it.
>
> While I am at it, EXE files are not clearly Wine's either - they could
> be real-mode DOS executables, or .NET code intended for Mono on *nix.
> At some point, Wine/Mono/DOSBox and related projects need to have a
> talk about some kind of arbitration mechanism.
>
> Damjan Jovanovic
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