winecfg.cpl: Add new control panel applet for winecfg

James Hawkins truiken at
Tue Jul 1 17:41:38 CDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 1, 2008 at 4:22 PM, Owen Rudge <owen at> wrote:
>> Isn't it more logical (and closer to native) to have a control panel
>> applet for each category/tab already in winecfg instead of having one
>> winecfg applet?  Otherwise you're just moving winecfg to another
>> place.
> Well, my plan, as mentioned before in another thread, is to split up winecfg
> a bit, but there's only so much you can do this, due to the fact that most
> of the tabs in winecfg can work on a global or application-specific basis.
> As far as I can tell, the Desktop and Sound tabs are the only bits of
> winecfg that are global-only and as such can be split from the rest in this
> manner, and this is something I would be considering for a "next step" for
> this applet. However, I figured a simple applet that showed some icons that
> a) let us actually have something in the control panel and that would b)
> provide a more user-friendly interface to these tools for users would be a
> good start, rather than coming along straight away with a large patch that
> hacks up winecfg!

As we said before, implementing a control panel applet doesn't mean
you have to do anything to the current winecfg code.

James Hawkins

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