Best BSD for Wine at the moment?
lars.bungum at copyleft.no
Tue Feb 3 08:02:56 CST 2004
On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 14:45, Lane Myer wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 02:39:27PM +0100, Lars Bungum wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 14:37, Lane Myer wrote:
> > > > am struggling a bit with an application (the installer needs
> > > > administrator rights) under FreeBSD 4.9, but have not tried to run Wine
> > > > from a Linux machine insteaed. It seems that wine runs without other
> > > > troubles, though, but maybe this is worth a short anyway?
> > > I don't think I understand. It's worth a shot running under Linux, you
> > > mean?
> > Yes. Could my app run under Linux, but not FreeBSD 4.9 with the same
> > Wine-version?
> That's exactly what I found. FreeBSD 4.8 and the Jan 21 2004 version of
> Wine hangs during Installshield. I haven't tried it under Linux, but since
> the app is supposed to work even under Windows 95, I can't imagine it
> wouldn't work. The port maintainer for the FreeBSD version said there is
> low-level locking that is Linux-specific that has caused problems with the
> FreeBSD version.
I see. Unfortunately I couldn't get it to work even under Linux, still
lacks administrator rights. But then again only the previous wine
version from December was available from my apt-repositories.
Lars Bungum <lb at cl.no> <OpenPGP: E2C5C0A2>
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