winver & managed question

Andreas Mohr andi at
Sat Mar 23 11:15:04 CST 2002

On Sat, Mar 23, 2002 at 11:45:10AM -0500, Lonnie Cumberland wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have just been reading the docs on Wine and came across the
> --managed        Allow the window manager to manage created windows
> --winver    Version to imitate
> (win95,nt40,win31,nt2k,win98,nt351,win30,win20)
> Does the "--managed" allow my xserver to take care of the windows?
No, it allows your *window manager* to take care of the windows.

> Also, if I set "--winver nt2k" then does this mean that Wine will
> look for the specified directories in my /wine-c directory laid out
> the way that they actually are specified on a real Windows NT/2000
> machine?
No, you need to configure that.

--winver simply returns the windows version specified to programs
in case they ask about it.

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