Removing Windows and Solaris from the Downloads page

Paul Millar paul at
Sun Nov 18 05:42:40 CST 2007

On Saturday 17 November 2007 12:04:36 Maarten Lankhorst wrote:
> Roderick Colenbrander schreef:
> > They should get updated. In case of Solaris there are some bugs which
> > prevent it from running I think. In case of Windows someone needs to
> > update the package. It is very useful to use some of the wine dlls
> > (wined3d for instance) or tests on Windows.
> The question is what dlls should we include? Something like the d3d
> dll's would be useful, and a lot of other dll's (mshtml, shdocvw, etc)
> probably too. Unfortunately wine won't build on mingw properly,if you
> try a 'make' in mingw, it will bomb out on building in dll's. If someone
> wants to maintain windows dll's, the makefiles should be adjusted so
> that it will build properly, and skip the dll's wine can't emulate in
> windows. Such as ntdll, kernel32, advapi, to name a few, probably all
> dll's with wineserver calls and perhaps a few more.

That sounds promising.  I should be able to tweak the winetest.exe build 
infrastructure so it also build DLLs and executables without too much 
trouble.  Having a target that skips attempting to build DLLs that will never 
work would help.



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