wineconsole --backend-user

Marcus Meissner meissner at
Thu Sep 15 03:16:24 CDT 2005

On Wed, Sep 14, 2005 at 06:20:35PM +1000, Robert Lunnon wrote:
> After an underwhelming response to my last query, I dug a little deeper and 
> while I'm not too familiar with windows code I can't seem to figure out what 
> is wrong with user.c that gives me my funny display. It would seem that 
> either bitblt isn't working as advertised or the memory DC isn't being 
> written properly (or it's not compatible with the display context). Does 
> --backend=user work under Linux ?
> Anyway, before I spend a great deal of time on this, I am prompted to ask how 
> important is this backend, seeing I have curses working properly. I could 
> easily make the user backend default to the curses implementation for 
> compatibility short term. Is there a downside to this? Is this something 
> that's likely to be deprecated soon ?

--backend=user display characters for me, but has this "random" lines
between every character too. On Linux.

Ciao, Marcus

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