wine overstepping the mark?

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Thu Oct 27 14:23:10 CDT 2005

On Thu, Oct 27, 2005 at 08:38:27PM +0200, wino at wrote:
> I tried to compile wine-cvs on Gentoo and it got stopped during the  
> install stage with a sandbox violation.
> This is a gentoo feature protecting the system from software that steps  
> outside its own territory. It seems that wine is taking it upon itself 
> to  mod the mimetypes for the whole system.
> Is this an oversight or am I misreading it?
> Sorry the output got chopped but you get the picture.

Its the update-mime-database call I guess.

So yes, WINE might step out of the sandbox here.

Ciao, Marcus

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