wine overstepping the mark?

Dustin Navea speeddymon at
Thu Oct 27 14:23:48 CDT 2005

I dont see how that is a problem?  AFAIK wine has to mod them so that 
when you double click on an exe in your GUI, the GUI knows what program 
to load the exe's with...  but then again I could be wrong.  anyone else?


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.
> --------------------------- ACCESS VIOLAT
> LOG FILE = "/var/log/sandbox/sandbox-app-
> rename:    /usr/local/share/applications/
> unlink:    /usr/local/share/applications/
> rename:    /usr/share/applications/.mimei
> unlink:    /usr/share/applications/.mimei
> -----------------------------------------
> Regards.

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