Wine Ma os X port

Marcus Meissner meissner at
Mon Aug 26 14:59:48 CDT 2002

On Mon, Aug 26, 2002 at 09:27:56PM +0200, Lionel Ulmer wrote:
> > b) Wine includes an x86 emulator and gets nearly re-written.
> Well, the 'nearly gets re-written' is maybe a little bit exagerated....
> Winelib already works on PPC (or at least Marcus is trying to get it to
> work). That is already a first step :-) After, there are a lot of tricky
> stuff to do, but no big rewrite (well, except in the core DLLs like Kernel
> and the server).
There is just 1 open patch (the powerpc signal handling), which alexandre
needs to apply and then you have winemine, notepad and some other
sample winelib apps running on PPC.

The ABI is incompatible due to a r13 mess up in the ELF ABI, but this
does not matter for sourcecode ported apps.

Ciao, Marcus

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