autorun perhaps dangerous (Was: Wine release 0.9.53)

Austin English austinenglish at
Sat Jan 12 23:54:28 CST 2008

Why not? Was it reverse engineered? Or is there some other reason
preventing its integration?

- Austin

On 1/12/08, Steven Edwards <winehacker at> wrote:
> On Jan 12, 2008 2:15 PM, Brian Vincent <brian.vincent at> wrote:
> > Until someone comes up with the addition to winecfg to edit the Run and
> > RunOnce keys (and it really seems like that is what we need), we should
> > probably detect if those keys have changed and pop up a dialog on the next
> > wineboot that says: "The Run or RunOnce registry keys have changed, probably
> > because you installed a new application.  We're now going to execute them,
> > but be prepared for something to explode and steal your lunch money.  You
> > can repair anything broken by running "wine regedit" and editing
> > HKLM\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run"
> Winecfg is not really the place for it. Windows power users expect to
> have msconfig....its a shame we can't lift the one from ReactOS
> because they have a working LGPL replacement.
> --
> Steven Edwards
> "There is one thing stronger than all the armies in the world, and
> that is an idea whose time has come." - Victor Hugo

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