linux kernel thoughts

Michael Stefaniuc mstefani at
Mon Jun 3 10:43:11 CDT 2002

On Mon, Jun 03, 2002 at 02:58:35AM -0400, William Knop wrote:
> I'm sure people have asked questions about integrating wine into the linux 
> kernel. Probably got flamed by everybody, yeah? But that's not what I'm 
Not realy. A wine kernel patch already exists, see . And Linus dosn't oppose the
idea of having a wine/windows support in the kernel: .


> posting about. Not directly, anyway. =)
> I'm thinking of writing a kernel patch for PE executable support. Is there 
> any reason why wine libraries should not be used in a similar manner as 
> standard linux libraries? Granted wine is more than just it's libraries. 
> Anyway, good idea, bad idea?
> And please keep the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it" comments to yourself. 
> No progress is made with that mentality.

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