install default config files to $PREFIX/share/wine

Vincent Béron vberon at
Tue Jan 6 08:59:13 CST 2004

Le mar 06/01/2004 à 09:44, Dimitrie O. Paun a écrit :
> On January 5, 2004 05:27 pm, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> > We will need a tool (maybe wineboot) to setup the initial drive config
> > according to the machine setup. A default config file is not going to
> > help with that anyway.
> I'd say we just have a C: drive pointing to / (root). This setup 
> is definitely the most user friendly, and the one most in the 
> spirit of Unix (one large tree). A user of a Unix system will be 
> most confortable with it, and it will create the least unexpected
> behavior.
> Thinking about this, I'm not even sure why we encourage people to
> define drives (by having a nice UI in winecfg)... What's wrong
> with only a C: drive by default? Power users have regedit :)

Are you thinking that all installers (CD-based) are able to cope with
the data not at the root of a drive? What about those which just know
that C:\Windows or C:\Program Files are always present and valid?

My small experience (mostly second-hand, I must say) is that's not
always the case.


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