Compiling winelib on SPARC
D. C. Sessions
dcs at lumbercartel.com
Sat Nov 24 12:55:59 CST 2001
In <slrn9vq8ou.qe4.harri.haataja at melkki.cs.Helsinki.FI> Harri J Haataja posted:
> Sanand Patel wrote:
>>Does the latest winelib compile and work on the Sparc? Are there any special
>>patches/instructions for this?
>>Are there any mirrors that have the precompiled binary winelib for Sparc?
> A few words sprint to mind:
> "Why on earth?"
Because some companies have internally-generated applications that depend
on Windows libraries, and WineLib would (theoretically) allow them to
get them off of WinTel machines and onto (e.g.) Sun servers.
A highly admirable objective, IMHO.
Especially if used as a pilot project (Wine as RAD port.)
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