RFC: New winetricks options --optin, --optout

Jerome Leclanche adys.wh at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 18:10:34 CST 2010

Opted in. I don't use it as much anymore, but my most common verbs are
fontsmooth-rgb, python, mfc42, msxml6, dinput8, vcrun* (depends the
app) and firefox. Maybe also dotnet20/ie6/{core,all}fonts.

Reminds me, sound=audioio can be removed now. I'll send you a patch.

J. Leclanche

On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 5:32 PM, Dan Kegel <dank at kegel.com> wrote:
> I'm interested in which winetricks verbs people are
> using, mostly so I can nuke the ones that nobody
> cares about, but also so I can pay more attention
> to making sure popular ones work.
> So I added an --optin option to winetricks; if you
> give that option, winetricks will report which verbs
> you use.  You can turn this off again with --optout.
> This is only in svn, not yet in the released version,
> and it's only a commandline thing; GUI users are
> currently unaffected.  See
> http://code.google.com/p/winezeug/source/detail?r=2137
> I kind of expect not many people to find that option
> and turn it on, so it seemed safe to add.  If the
> community agrees, at some point I'll change the
> GUI to ask users on first run whether they want to help
> winetricks development by reporting usage information.
> Comments?
> - Dan

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