Test If Running Under Wine

Troy Rollo wine at troy.rollo.name
Tue Oct 11 20:22:26 CDT 2005

On Wed, 12 Oct 2005 10:41, cdr wrote:

> This is naive and far from practical. To me, it's self-evident that an
> application will want know which run-time OS it's running under for many
> reasons; it's completely inappropriate for the run-time OS supplier to
> discourage it from doing so.

I wouldn't describe it as completely inappropriate. Aside from the reasons 
usually given, where possible it is preferable to provide the fix for Wine. 
Also, if the application is testing for Wine, why not do a Winelib port?

> It is further my observation that Wine developers are (unfortunately)
> not particularly interested in supporting application builders who
> would like to make their applications run well under Wine;

There are certainly some who are interested in the Winelib side of things.

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