Running Wine as a user
cliffhanger2 at altavista.co.uk
Fri Mar 30 14:44:00 CST 2001
> One other way you can reliably get that error is if root has made the
> wine binary suid and owned by root. Wine is not designed to be suid,
> but maybe some misguided packager has set it up that way.
That was the problem, the binary was owned by root. Corrected this and wine worked first time from the user. Why oh why is this not mentioned in the docs on setting up wine. It mentions having a .winerc file for the user etc., but nothing about the above.
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