Proposal: versioning .wine directory

Dan Kegel dank at
Sun Mar 30 17:12:37 CDT 2008

On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 3:08 PM, Scott Ritchie <scott at> wrote:
>  > Can I bring the discussion back to my proposal,
>  > which was to have wine-1.0 notice old, unsupported .wine
>  > directories, and do something sensible?
>  If we're going to force users to remake ~/.wine, it would be ideal if we
>  only did that once.  Then we could provide some sort of upgrade path if
>  wineprefix changed again for some reason.


>  I'm wondering if the case-insensitive FUSE project could be finished in
>  time - this would allow us to both get a stable wineprefix and a
>  case-insensitive .wine folder.  This would save us the hassle of having
>  to worry about converting case-sensitive but proper-prefixed .wine folders.

Not likely.  I don't even think it's a very good idea.
- Dan

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