install default config files to $PREFIX/share/wine

brettholcomb at brettholcomb at
Tue Jan 6 08:55:31 CST 2004

Do you really mean / and not ~?  I sure don't want my C: pointing at /.  And if there are more than one user how do I keep their stuff separate.  What about access permissions to / - a normal user doesn't have it to many places.
> From: "Dimitrie O. Paun" <dpaun at>
> Date: 2004/01/06 Tue AM 09:44:05 EST
> To: Alexandre Julliard <julliard at>, 
>         Marcus Meissner <marcus at>
> CC: cmorgan at,  wine-devel at
> Subject: Re: install default config files to $PREFIX/share/wine
> 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 :)
> -- 
> Dimi.

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