[lostwages] Update download-deb page with better information, error fixes

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at kievinfo.com
Sat Feb 3 11:02:35 CST 2007

Scott Ritchie wrote:
> On Sat, 2007-02-03 at 00:06 -0700, Vitaliy Margolen wrote:
>> Detlef Riekenberg wrote:
>>> On Di, 2007-01-30 at 01:09 -0800, Scott Ritchie wrote:
>>>> +
>>>> +<p>While there is currently no Wine package explicitly designed for
>>>> the 64-bit version 
>>>> +of Ubuntu, there are several hacks that can be used to install the
>>>> 32-bit package
>>>> +into the 64-bit distribution and have it function normally.  See 
>>>> +<a href="https://wiki.ubuntu.com/I386WineInAmd64">this page on the
>>>> Ubuntu wiki</a> 
>>>> +for more details.</p> 
>>> IMHO, a link to our own Wiki should be placed on the download-deb page
>>> http://wiki.winehq.org/WineOn64bit#head-56206e8bc74083807ffe06ccb471d3f964cb670a
>>> And as a Note on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/I386WineInAmd64 and
>>> https://help.ubuntu.com/community/WineForAMD64
>>> The provided automatic installation script includes the sidenet-script.
>>> Please include a BIG WARNING, that this is never supported by winehq
>>> and the users need a clean wine, before they ask for help on #winehq
>>> or wine-users at winehq.org
>>> You mention sidenet on that page:
>>> "If you followed the manual instructions you need to install the Sidenet
>>> script"
>>> This is wrong. Please remove that line!
>>> Even, when the sidenet-script might help some users to run an app,
>>> "you need to install the Sidenet script" is wrong!
>> I still see that information listed on the mentioned page. I was hopping
>> we could get some useful information for Ubuntu-64 users.
>> I guess not. I will discourage anyone from referring to the above
>> mentioned page because it has sedenet script as a "requirement". It's
>> the same stuff as winetools and _brakes_ default Wine configuration.
>> Vitaliy
> I just fixed it to make it better.  I have half a mind to delete all
> mention of sidenet from the page entirely.
Can you explain why is it needed? This is the same _exact_ stuff as
winetools! I failed to find a single piece of it that is useful for
every day user. However almost every single thing it does, will
compromise Wine's integrity.


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