Broken Mandrake packages

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Jan 8 16:06:40 CST 2004

Mike Hearn <mike at> writes:

> The problem with this is that it's different to the layout used by the
> source installs, so giving tech support on #winehq etc becomes that much
> harder. It seems to be different simply for the sake of being different.

Actually there used to be a reason to do that, when dlls needed to be
in the Unix library path to get loaded properly. The default was to
add symlinks in /usr/lib, but it wasn't very clean to have a bunch of
dlls in there so it made sense for packages to put everything in
/usr/lib/wine instead and change However this is fixed
now, and today there's no reason to change the standard layout.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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