General script for installing Wine build dependencies

Marcus Meissner marcus at
Sun Nov 2 10:41:01 CST 2008

On Sun, Nov 02, 2008 at 10:31:11AM -0600, Evil Jay wrote:
> I can see where this would be useful for building on some platforms, but
> doesn't "sudo apt-get build-dep wine" work fine (for the most part) for
> Ubuntu?
> The last time I compiled on a fresh *buntu, I recall using build-dep and
> then having to install one nvidia-specific '-dev' package to get DirectX
> support working. I think it was nvidia-glx-177-dev; Until it added some
> headers or whatnot, ./configure insisted it was going to build without
> DirectX.
> As far as specific tweaks: on Intrepid Ibex I don't believe x-dev or
> qt3-dev-tools are required. X-dev's a transitional package only
> dependent on x11proto-core-dev, which is already in your list. I don't
> have qt3-dev-tools installed (and everything compiles/runs clean).

Same for RPM building, just one "rpm -i wine-.....src.rpm" will also request
necessary dependencies. Afterwards you can deinstall the wine-...src.rpm again.

Ciao, Marcus

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