REGRESSION: environment variables no longer possible

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Aug 19 12:33:44 CDT 2003

"Dmitry Timoshkov" <dmitry at> writes:

> Actually it's just the format of the Wine config has changed. Now all
> environment variables should be surrounded by the percent signes (%HOME%),
> and are handled by the normal registry code. Alexandre has changed the sample
> config as well.

Actually the format of the config has not really changed, most entries
have been behaving that way for a long time already. I just made the
drives part of the config behave like all the other entries.

> Attached patch is rather useless, but however it makes the old profile
> code be consistent with the new behaviour. A better approach is to
> completely remove environment handling from profile.c.

Yes, I think environment handling should be left to the application.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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