[lostwages] Remove winetools from download page

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Fri Dec 23 00:11:43 CST 2005

Thursday, December 22, 2005, 12:04:52 PM, Robert Shearman wrote:
> Vitaliy Margolen wrote:

>>5. It adds some extra needless overrides to the registry, like
>>   DLLOVERRIDES="*=native, builtin". Is there a reason for this? That
>>   _is exactly_ what we, developers, trying to avoid.
> Actually, this makes sense for apps that install executables that are
> coincidently named like programs that Wine has, e.g. calc.exe or user.exe.
Then this is Wine's bug and has to be fixed as such. There is no reason
to hide it. Not in Wine at least.
> On a slightly related note, in CrossOver we force a whole bunch of DLLs
> to be builtin, like ole32, oleaut32, rpcrt4 and msi. Maybe we should do
> the same for Wine?
Well we could add them to the override list I guess. But I think it's the
part of the same problem. We seems not doing it the same as windows does.
We went from one extreme (using as much native dlls as possible) to
another extreme (use builtins only).


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