Proposal: versioning .wine directory

Stefan Dösinger stefan at
Sun Mar 30 13:37:56 CDT 2008

Am Sonntag, 30. März 2008 20:46:08 schrieb Austin English:
> My comment from the bug:
> "How about a little file in .wine  or a registry key that is read upon
> running wine, and should match the current wine version. If it doesn't,
> call wineprefixcreate (or pop up an error saying that the registry is
> outdated), which then updates that key to the current wine version.
> Shouldn't be too much overhead and prevents quite a few problems."
In the past I've had more problems with wineprefixcreate trashing my registry 
than I had with outdated registry entries. Especially if you have Internet 
Explorer or the DirectX SDK or runtime installed running wineprefixcreate has 
bad side effects.

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