How to run program without wine ?

Martin Fuchs martin-fuchs at
Sun Sep 28 02:06:46 CDT 2003

> > Hmmm.... Than i don't see any reason to compile program using winelib.
> True, there's not much reason to do so other than:
>   1. being able to call Unix functions from your Win32 program
>   2. a warm and fuzzy feeling that you've "ported" the app to Linux :)

You should not forget one big advantage of winelib apps: It is possible to debug them with GDB.
If they are compiled as native WIN32 executables, you can only debug either the  WIN32 part with a WIN32 debugger. Or you can debug the Wine part with GDB. But you can't debug both together.


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