Wine on OLPC
Benjamin M. Schwartz
bmschwar at fas.harvard.edu
Sat Apr 12 11:52:11 CDT 2008
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Ove Kaaven wrote:
| Benjamin M. Schwartz skrev:
|> Bug #11112 suggests that it may be possible to solve this problem using
|> dynamically generated symlinks. I will try that.
| The big reason .wine has to be owned by the right user is that the
| wineserver socket is stored there. That's what the check really
| protects. Everything else can be symlinked in, yes.
This appears to have worked. WINEPREFIX cannot be a symlink, but making
it a directory with 5 symlinks in it solves the problem.
If the developers want to create a high barrier to running Wine under
multiple uid's, this is not a bad balance point. Perhaps I will document it.
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