[Bug 6689] Created links do not reflect WINEPREFIX used

Kuba Ober kuba at mareimbrium.org
Mon Jan 29 13:58:23 CST 2007

On Monday 29 January 2007 12:50, Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> Lei Zhang wrote:
> > Setting the Exec= line in a .desktop file to: WINEPREFIX=foo wine bar
> > worked in KDE. In Gnome, it works if "run from the terminal" is set.
> >
> > Unfortunately the Freedesktop spec for desktop entries does not
> > specify a way to add environment variables. So yes, it looks like
> > we'll need a wrapper script, or perhaps add a --prefix option to Wine?
> or change the exec line to:
> /bin/sh -i -c "WINEPREFIX=foo wine"

Instead, wouldn't
/bin/sh -i -c "WINEPREFIX=foo exec wine"
also properly dispose of the now useless copy of the shell?

Cheers, Kuba

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