Make winecfg a control panel applet? [was: programs/winefontcfg: Add winefontcfg]

Frank Richter frank.richter at
Sun Jul 22 17:06:48 CDT 2007

On 12.07.2007 18:29, Stefan Dösinger wrote:
> I am not sure if it is a good idea to wrap the winecfg functionality into 
> something complex like a control panel applet(which is tied to shell folders 
> in some way). A user can easilly break core parts of wine with winecfg. The 
> more complex the requirements for winecfg are the more likely it is that a 
> user can't get back into winecfg to undo a bad option.

Control Panel applets are just DLLs... You could provide an alternative
way to launch the wine configuration in case something is too borked,
like an entry point for RunDll32, or turn winecfg into a simple launcher
for the configuration applet.


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