winequartz.drv Mac OS X UI discontinued?

Kai Blin kai.blin at
Sat Jul 5 03:46:11 CDT 2008

On Friday 04 July 2008 23:43:11 James McKenzie wrote:
> Comments on Adam's message
> Adam Strzelecki wrote:
> > Hi Emmanuel, hello Wine developers,
> >
> > Since Wine passed 1.0 (woohoo!) maybe someone from the direction can
> > revise Mac support? Even there're numerous Emmanuel efforts to provide
> > Mac UI driver instead of X11, it will be always pushed aside, and
> > sentenced to death, because it is not in official sources.
> Mac OS X support is really not on the radar, from what I can determine.
> Remember the original goal of Wine was to allow Windows programs to run
> on a Windows API for Linux and UNIX.  Mac OSX switched from a
> proprietary system to FreeBSD/OpenBSD after the project started.  Also
> add that a parallel project was started to allow Windows32s programs to
> run on OS/2.

Also, I'm not sure how many wine devs own macintels. I own a mac, but it's a 
PPC, and I'm not going to spend more money on macs any time soon.


Kai Blin
WorldForge developer
Wine developer
Samba team member
Will code for cotton.
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