Win to Lin Library Wrapper

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Feb 16 13:15:32 CST 2009

"Roderick Colenbrander" <thunderbird2k at> writes:

> Years ago we had this functionality is Wine. Next to 'builtin',
> 'native' we had an option 'so'. It worked for glide2x/glide3x but for
> the rest not for much other libs. It was dropped during some debugging
> rewrite if I rememeber correctly. I don't remember if it was due to
> maintenance issues or because of some technical issue.

It was removed because it's not worth the trouble. There are essentially
no Unix libraries that are guaranteed to be binary compatible with the
Windows version, so you always end up needing a wrapper anyway.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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