[Wine] Re: Wine and DirectX

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Mon Mar 19 00:46:39 CDT 2007

searbe at googlemail.com wrote:
> Is Wine writing its own implementation of DirectX, which sort of
> 'forwards' instructions to an equivilant in OpenGL?

Yes. See http://winehq.org/site/status_directx, though that may not be
up to date.

> Is it possible to install the official MS DirectX under Wine? If not,
> why not?

AFAIK, no. Because the MS DirectX DLLs access low level drivers which
aren't there under wine.


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