[Wine] What is a clean WINEPREFIX?
frederic.delanoy at gmail.com
Mon Mar 19 17:26:10 CDT 2012
On Mon, Mar 19, 2012 at 22:58, ToddAndMargo <wineforum-user at winehq.org> wrote:
> Hi All,
> I am getting:
>> wine: cannot find L"C:\\windows\\system32\\wineboot.exe"
>> err:process:start_wineboot failed to start wineboot, err 2
> And am being told to:
>> Use a _clean_ WINEPREFIX for installation.
> And, also being told to ask you guys what the above means.
A Wineprefix means a directory where wine holds a "virtual" windows
installation (with any number of apps).
It can be useful to use distinct wineprefixes, e.g. when certain
applications needs custom wine settings
Look at the FAQ (http://wiki.winehq.org/FAQ) for more information.
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