wine/programs/wcmd wcmdmain.c

Joerg Mayer jmayer at
Thu Oct 10 15:43:18 CDT 2002

On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 10:30:40AM -0700, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> There is no way to prevent a Windows application running under Wine
> from doing everything a Unix application could do. Even if you don't
> let CreateProcess launch Unix programs the Windows app can always do a
> straight system call

This leaves just two options for the paranoid: Don't run untrusted
applications - yeah I know that comes as a surprise :-) or run Wine
inside UserModeLinux.


Joerg Mayer                                          <jmayer at>
I found out that "pro" means "instead of" (as in proconsul). Now I know
what proactive means.

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