User forum thread: "how can we improve WINE?"

Austin English austinenglish at
Sun Apr 5 14:41:45 CDT 2009

On Sun, Apr 5, 2009 at 2:36 PM, Roderick Colenbrander
<thunderbird2k at> wrote:
> I'm not a favor of adding options as we try to autodetect everything. Users
> shouldn't touch them using winecfg in general. If you check lets say appdb
> you see a lot of tutorials recommending certain options while the authors
> have no idea what the options do and I have seen various tutorials where
> recommended registry options make things worse. GLSL is enabled by default
> and it should only be disabled in very rare cases, the same for various of
> the other options.

Again, the same argument can be made for native dlls. Tons of
tutorials recommend setting just about every dll to native, and
winecfg allows this. Should we not allow people to set more than 3
dlls to native?


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