[Resend] wineloader: call wineprefixcreate with explicit WINEPREFIX

Crestez Leonard cleonard at go.ro
Sun Jan 23 15:21:50 CST 2005

On Fri, 2005-01-14 at 20:31 +0100, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Crestez Leonard <cleonard at go.ro> writes:
> > This allows you do "export WINEPREFIX=~/.wine-zzz; ./wine regedit",
> > and automatically generate ~/.wine-zzz. You used to have to call
> > wineprefixcreate yourself, with correct parameters.
> Actually this is a feature ;-) The rationale is that if you make a
> typo in your WINEPREFIX it's better to get an error message than to
> silently create a new hierarchy and having things fail in mysterious
> ways. So you have to run wineprefixcreate to confirm that you really
> meant to use a non-existent WINEPREFIX.
If you set WINEPREFIX then creating a new hierarchy is most likely what
you want. Why should you fiddle with wineprefixcreate?

Anyway, wineprefixcreate is not enough, you need give it --use-wine-tree
too, otherwise it will link to stuff in /usr and the like.
Crestez Leonard <cleonard at go.ro>

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