[Wine] trouble getting wine from git through a proxy

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Wed Jun 4 04:24:23 CDT 2008


On Wed, Jun 4, 2008 at 5:05 AM, David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2008/6/4 David Gerard <dgerard at gmail.com>:
>> 2008/6/4 Usurp <wineforum-user at winehq.org>:
>
>>>  [Shocked] do you plan to to build wine on cygwin ??
>
>> Yes - I don't expect it to work, I was just curious as to how far it
>> would get :-)
>
>
> I must say, I found this warning quite amusing:
>
>  http://www.mail-archive.com/wine-devel@winehq.org/msg04375.html
>
> "I got cygwin to compile wine to the point where wine-install tried to
> run regedit on
> winedefault.reg.
> I should have been paying closer attention.
> The good news is that the wine regedit.exe works like a charm.  The
> bad news is that
> it overwrote my actual windows registry with the bunk values in winedefault.reg.
> Not gonna be very easy to roll back.
> So... WATCH OUT!  That last step's a doozy."
>
The good thing about this warning is you can make a system restore
point before this and possibly back yourself out of any registry mess.

John



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