Detecting Wine

Mark Wagner carnildo at
Mon Sep 29 16:53:31 CDT 2008

On Mon, Sep 29, 2008 at 14:41, Juan Lang <juan.lang at> wrote:
>> What's the best way for an application to detect that it's running under Wine?
> Some people have given suggestions, but please note that we discourage
> doing this.  It's better to fix Wine than to work around its bugs, and
> working around bugs removes incentive to fix them.  So please, log a
> bug about the problem you're seeing at, how to
> reproduce it, and so on.

Did you read the second paragraph of my original email?  I'm not
working around a bug in Wine, unless it's a bug that a user can map
"/" to "C:" and call it a "fixed disk".

Mark Wagner

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