Sam sam at
Sat Nov 2 15:56:29 CST 2002

On Saturday 02 November 2002 03:49 pm, Mark Hannessen wrote:
> > I beg to differ. We do NOT need to crack these games, nor should we
> > aspire to it. What we need is a method for the original game's code to
> > verify that a legally CD is indeed in the drive.
> totaly agree.
> but in order to do that, we need copyprotection ( like wineX or
> windows ) but doing that open source is NOT legal. even in my country.

There is a tool called daemon-tools, which runs as a service on Windows.
It emulates several different common copy protections, so that you can run
you backups (and whatever).

Has anyone tried how well it works under Wine, and if it could be used as
a solution for running copy protected games under Wine ?

It can be found at:

Sam, sam at

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