Path reset on wine update

Massimo Del Fedele max at
Sat Jul 26 11:28:18 CDT 2008

Vitaliy Margolen ha scritto:
> Max wrote:
>> Vitaliy Margolen ha scritto:
>>> Massimo Del Fedele wrote:
>>>> Maybe that's an already asked question, but.... why does wine reset 
>>>> path on each wine update ? That's becoming annoying... I mus reedit 
>>>> registry on each update to make my apps work again.
>>> Which "path" are you talking about? Please open a bug.
>>> Vitaliy
>  > THE 'path', the one set in window's environment, the one windows uses to
>  > look for executables.
>  > Upon wine update, when wineprefix gets updated the path is reset to
>  > default one (IIRC c:\\windows;c:\\windows\\system32)
>  >
>  > I didn't open a bug because I don't know if it's a bug or a required
>  > behaviour.
>  > For me it's just annoying.
>  >
>  > Max
>  >
> Please bottom post.
> The "PATH" shouldn't be reset it's a bug. Please check if it resets system 
> or user one or both?
> Vitlaiy.

System one for sure, user one I don't know. I just use apps that append 
their "common files" subfolder to the system path.
Each time the "prefix requires update" message appears (not on each git 
fetch, I guess just for new tags, but not sure...), the path gets reset 
as it's on clean wineprefix.


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