Wine & Safedisk

ivanleo at ivanleo at
Mon May 1 07:48:58 CDT 2006

On 01/05/06, frans at <frans at> wrote:
> Hi Ivan,
> I've been doing a lot of reading into the safedisk solution that was once
> created for Wine. I understand it was rejected because of its use of named
> pipes at that time. I've been trying to get my hands on that code, so I could
> analyse what was required to get Safedisk 1 working, but the website linked
> does not host it anymore.
> My questions:
> - Do you happen to have a copy of the patch/modification that allowed this to
> work with named pipes?
Yes, several
> - Do you know the current state of this safedisk path?
I updated my cvs tree recently and safedisc stopped working, however
I'm sure it's just a glitch that can be easily fixed
> - Do you think that anyone will be able to integrate a solution into Wine before
> 1.0, or is it your opinion that Alexandre wants to leave this out until after
> 1.0?
If we could get our current solution to use the wineserver protocol,
we could integrate it into wine today.

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