[Wine] problem with wineprefixcreate...
jjmckenzie51 at earthlink.net
Thu Jan 14 20:27:16 CST 2010
> James Mckenzie wrote:
>> What happens when you use the environment variable WINEPREFIX?
> I said I figured it out in the previous post... its I was setting up in a folder that already existed that still had a .update-timestamp file in it.. which was throwing off and having it only partially make what needed to be made. Making it to a new folder, or deleting the .update-timestamp, fixes the problem. I just didn't know that file existed until I started looking a lot closer.
> I don;t get the love of hidden files with wine... like ~/.wine ... WHY??? why not ~/wine ????and update-timestamp has to be hidden? oh well, at least I know why the prefix wouldn't create right, its just weird that it creates some things, but not everything.
It's a UNIX thing. I don't have a love for them either. You should
take a look at the $HOME directory on LINUX. All sorts of . directories
there as well. I think there are a few on MacOSX but they are holdovers
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