Photoshop plugins in Gimp on Linux using Wine!

Dan Kegel dank at
Fri Mar 31 09:24:16 CST 2006

On 3/31/06, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> > > Incidentally, the port of PSPI used winelib for no obvious reason.
> > > Wouldn't it have been more robust just to use Wine?
> >
> > But it is using wine, that's what Winelib does :)
> > One can try with the PE version of PSPI I suppose...
> > But this way it is fully buildable on Linux, without
> > the need to have MingW installed. This is likely
> > important for distributions.
> If a distribution ships this and a matching copy of Wine,
> and stays up to date, perhaps.

A worse problem is that PSPI can't be built without
a closed source, non-redistributable SDK (IIRC).
So there's not even a buildability advantage to using Winelib in this caase.
- Dan

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