Major FUD (was Re: Add root drive mapping to default config file)

Maxime Bellengé maxime.bellenge at
Wed Jun 4 12:57:57 CDT 2003

On Wed, 2003-06-04 at 11:05, Rein Klazes wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Jun 2003 22:57:52 +0200, you wrote:
> > > I see mapping a drive to `/' as `proper' configuration.  (i.e. If Wine is
> > > meant to integrate apps to the Unix environment, it shold be able to see
> > > the full Unix environment.)
> > 
> > Ah, there is where my opinion diverges the most from most of the people here
> > (and why I advocate a lot for the Desktop option).
> > 
> > I do *NOT* want to have my Windows and my Linux stuff to mix together. So I
> > always use Dekstop mode and I have clearly delimited Windows drives for
> > Wine.
> > 
> >        Lionel (who wonders if he's the only one in this case :-) )
> You are not the only one, not for the desktop (I like the integration)
> but definitely for the delimited drives.
> Doing this for the convenience of day-one wine users, that happen to be
> first-day linux users as well, that don't read any messages seems to me
> absurt.
> (However, the latest generation of users seem to start their wine
> experience by point-an-click on an .exe in some filemanager. They won't
> see the messages sent to stderr. 
> Perhaps we should instead of error message "blabla.exe not accessible
> from a configured", make this a plain MessageBox() call? )
> Rein.

I think I would hate to have some Message Box to click for each error
message during some debugging phase. If it is done I think it should be
made a configurable option.


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