confused over wine doc??
dansawyer at earthlink.net
Wed Jun 2 17:18:54 CDT 2004
That would be my hope, however my observation is that wine may somehow
change things such that Win things the registry in corrupted. If I
create a new .wine dir and start fresh and then 'boot' the win parition,
win things the registry has been corrupted. I hope this is just
This occured twice. I somwhow fowled up the dll overrides and apps did
not run correctly. In order to check out the apps I booted the win
partition. Each time it complained about a corrupted registry.
I will try it all again to test it. (I suppose I could change the
permissions to make the dir ro)
Duane Clark wrote:
> Ivan wrote:
>>> Will it support either a local registry or a Win partition registry.
>>> Specifically will it support an alternative local registry when Wine
>>> is using a Win partition?? (this is necessary to prevent corruption
>>> to the 'real' Win partition.)
>> Never thought about that, maybe someone that know more about it than
>> me will
>> answer. If not, you may want to ask the devel list.
> Wine should never touch the real registry. My understanding is that it
> loads the real registry, and then overloads the Wine registry. All
> changes go in the Wine registry.
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