wineboot: Start items in StartUp folder on boot.

Vitaliy Margolen wine-devel at
Fri Feb 9 22:20:34 CST 2007

Misha Koshelev wrote:
> Hi,
> As you all may have noticed, I have been making quite a few patches
> within the last two weeks (or at least quite a few when compared to zero
> before then) because I had figured out that the Vector NTI program that
> is quite important in molecular biologThis patch makes sure that wine
> will start items in the StartUp folder
IMHO this should not be fixed.

I've seen lots and lots of malicious programs using this mechanism to
start themselves. And even worse if installer uses this to restart
itself. That means this installer might not work most of the time on


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