How come individual applications can't be put on a virtual desktop in winecfg?

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Thu Apr 12 05:42:20 CDT 2007

Scott Ritchie <scott at> writes:

> When Wine detects that it's about to launch an app with special
> configurations set in winecfg, why can't it launch a new desktop as
> though we were calling an entirely new Wine instance?

Because usually when an app launches another one it expects to
communicate with it, and that won't work if they are in separate

Alexandre Julliard
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