automatically running wineprefixcreate

Jan Zerebecki at
Thu Mar 22 09:58:56 CDT 2007

On Thu, Mar 22, 2007 at 09:32:54AM -0500, Tom Spear wrote:
> On 3/22/07, Alexandre Julliard <julliard at> wrote:
> >Winecfg should probably not allow moving the C drive; if you really
> >want that, you have to know what you are doing, and do it by hand. Why
> >do you want to move it at all?

Yes, just too much can go wrong there, without special care.

> Because I have a 20gb drive that Linux is installed on, and a blank
> 40gb mounted at /mnt/d (there is no windows installed on it).  I want
> wine to install its things to my 40gb, and just for no other good
> reason than the fact that I am making an example of a normal user, I
> dont want to move the 40gb from /mnt/d ..  IMHO if we are going to
> give the users the option to put their c drive where they want to so
> easily, we should make assumptions that they will want anything
> installed there to be moved if they relocate it, or we should give
> them a way to setup where their c drive is located before anything is
> put there, instead of assuming that they want it located at
> ~/.wine/drive_c ..

How about you move your .wine to /mnt/d/ and make a symlink from
~ (or set WINEPREFIX)? That sounds like a much saner solution
than moving your drive_c around from within winecfg.


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