[Wine] Wine Package Manager
austinenglish at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 18:44:09 CDT 2009
On Sat, Jun 6, 2009 at 1:46 PM, Jarred Sumner<jarredsumner at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am considering writing a program for a package manager for Wine. This
> package manager will be Open Source and licensed under the LGPL sense it
> will be written using Visual Studio 2010 (in .NET Framework 2.0). It will be
> run within Wine, not in mono in Linux. I know there is something already out
> there like this (wine-doors <http://wine-doors.org>) but in my opinion it is
> poorly written and just isnt that good overall. My questions are:
> 1. Would this application be able to gain popularity
> 2. Would it be useful
> If people find it useful and most people think it would have a decent
> user-base then I will write it. I plan to call it WineManage if the answers
> to the above questions are Yes.
Windows doesn't have this...I don't see how it would help
Wine...especially if it depends on .NET.
There are plenty of projects that attempted to do this, but none
really lasted (PlayOnLinux is the exception).
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