How can an app detect it's running under WINE?

Andriy Palamarchuk apa3a at
Fri Oct 25 09:25:59 CDT 2002

--- Patrik Stridvall <ps at> wrote:

> So that is why there is no OFFICAL way to detect
> Wine, simple because
> if where was an offical way people could quite
> reasonable complain if
> some change to Wine broke their detection. However
> since there are no
> offical way, they can't complain can they? :-)

Probably it's time to make an "official" way?
This problem appears with each application, ported
with Wine and isn't going to go away even when Wine
will correctly implement all Windows api ;-)


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