Winelib MFC?

Christopher Thielen chris at
Thu Apr 17 12:36:53 CDT 2003

Didn't Corel port Windows apps to Wine so they ran with Corel's special
version of Wine? MusicMatch did the same thing with their program. What
did they do there, or is it less work to port the app to GTK+?

On Wed, 2003-04-16 at 10:32, Roderick Colenbrander wrote:
> When you would recompile your app using winelib, it becomes a so called
> "winelib" binary. The app still depends on Wine, the only difference is that it
> isn't a native windows binary anymore.
> Something an MFC app on Linux is a bit tricky, since you would need to build
> MFC for Linux (using the MFC source which is shipped with some versions of
> VStudio). Building it can be hard and not sure how the license is...
> I wouldn't port the app to winelib in your case since the only reason you
> are doing it is not to depend on Wine. Having it not depend on wine is not
> possible.
> Roderick Colenbrander 
> > Hello,
> > 	I've written an application in MFC which runs beautifully in wine. I'd
> > like to distribute a Winelib version, so Unix users don't need wine. Can
> > I recompile MFC applications with Winelib? Is this possible?
> > 
> > -- chris (chris at
> > 
> > 

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