Safedisc support (was: Road to 1.0)

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Sun Mar 25 10:54:56 CDT 2007

On Sun, Mar 25, 2007 at 05:31:03PM +0300, Timo Jyrinki wrote:
> Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> >And if we delay it a bit more maybe we can slip in Safedisc
> >support too...
> Regarding which, does anyone have more up-to-date code and/or 
> information regarding Safedisc support, than what is currently 
> on the brand new Wine wiki page: ?


> Safedisc support seems to be a topic that is hacked upon by various 
> people every now and then, but it does not seem very coordinated. It'd 
> be great if the wiki page would help to report on who's working on what 
> etc., and maybe even provide usable patches for users to try.

No, the people stopped hacking on it.

Basically it needs:
- virtual objects served by a windows kernel driver
- access to these objects must work as to any other object

It is likely that a large rewrite of the whole object handling
in the Wine Server is necessary to accomplish a Alexandre accepted

Ciao, Marcus

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