wine overstepping the mark?
wino at piments.com
wino at piments.com
Thu Oct 27 17:25:56 CDT 2005
Thanks for an informative reply.
Gentoo has just added an ebuild for 0.9 that does not display this issue.
The problem I had was installing from wine-cvs with an ebuild script that
had be fine in the past, next time I need cvs I'll add a patch to do what
Thanks for your help.
On Fri, 28 Oct 2005 00:30:15 +0200, Vincent Béron
<vberon at mecano.gme.usherb.ca> wrote:
> Le jeu 27/10/2005 à 16:37, wino at piments.com a écrit :
>> On Thu, 27 Oct 2005 21:23:48 +0200, Dustin Navea <speeddymon at gmail.com>
>> > 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
>> > to load the exe's with... but then again I could be wrong. anyone
>> > Dustin
>> Well that's why the sandbox is there.
>> I install Wine for one specific user account that has suitably
>> access rights. I do not want wine or wine installer to go outside that
>> I want wine on this system so that I can use on or two bits of windows
>> software , I DO NOT want it to start thinking it really IS windows and
>> start taking over my computer for me.
>> That is the fundamental reason why I use Linux and not M$.
> It's most probably the call to "update-desktop-database" in
> tools/Makefile while doing the make install part.
> If using the Gentoo e-package (or whatever the name, I can't be bothered
> to check the exact name), file a bug to Gentoo and ask them to add
> UPDATE_DESKTOP_DATABASE=/bin/true to the make install line in the rules.
> But then you'll need to run it sometime after if you want the connection
> between .exe and wine to be made.
> Is ldconfig replaced while building a package under Gentoo? Because, you
> know, wine's make install does run ldconfig, and it should change its
> cache file in /etc...
> Side note: you shouldn't need to make install as root if the result goes
> to a sandbox...
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