How to determine if an application is running in Wine environ ment?

Izak Burger izakb at
Fri Jun 11 01:07:01 CDT 2004

Joshua Walker wrote:

 > I may be exaggerating a little, but I didn't think
 > they would throw a Russan programmer into prision for
 > telling how to defeat PDF encryption in the US either.

Yeah, boy I'm glad I live in Africa.  Case in point: some oke had a car 
registration here: "Nazi WP" (WP == western province).  Of course some 
people was a little unhappy about that.  But the amazing thing is the 
whole issue was solved without a single court case.  Don't think that is 
possible in the lawyer invested US of A

 > Then again, MS could always to a checksum on some
 > system DLLS just to make sure as well.

Probably not, they have to release fixes of their own DLL's quite often 
too   The only "lasting" thing they can do is make it illegal, anything 
"technical" they do will be defeated eventually, you just have to figure 
out what they did and do the same thing.


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