Unscientific test: wine is 0 for 3 on under $20 top sellers

Tony Lambregts tony.lambregts at gmail.com
Thu Oct 26 20:09:58 CDT 2006

Dan Kegel wrote:
> I ordered about fifteen titles from Amazon and Half.com
> that were under $20 and were on the top 100 sales list.
> The first three came today, and sadly, wine from git fails
> to install one, and fails to run the other two:
> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6526      
> Typing Instructor for Kids 2 fails to install

I could not find an entry in the AppDB for this application.

> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6527    
> Zoombinis Logical Journey version 2 aborts on startup

There is an entry for version 1 of this game and it looks like it has
the same problem

> http://bugs.winehq.org/show_bug.cgi?id=6528    
> Crazy Machines aborts silently on startup

This one might be in the AppDB but it is unclear which version you
tested.[2] It looks like it runs (if it is installed in windows) but the
"Mouse always Recentered" bug makes it unplayable.


CC:ing  the maintainer of these apps...

> I guess we have our work cut out for us still...
> - Dan

If you won't create an AppDB entry for the other two applications at
least tell me what distribution you are using so I can create entries.


Tony Lambregts

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