Proposal: versioning .wine directory
truiken at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 13:35:40 CDT 2008
On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> On the wine-users list, we're getting a lot of users who
> have old or even ancient .wine directories, and
> whose problems go away with a fresh .wine directory
> Perhaps we should have wineprefixcreate stamp the version
> of wine the .wine directory was created with,
> make wine-1.0 refuse to run with pre-1.0 .wine
> directories, and require that future versions
> of wine run properly with .wine directories created
> by any earlier stable release of wine.
> It wouldn't be hard, at least at first, and it might save a lot of
> support inquiries. What say?
I can't find a quote of it anywhere, but I believe that a stable
wineprefix was a requirement (or at least a wish) of 1.0.
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