chromium in wine now works with gmail

Ben Klein shacklein at
Thu Feb 4 09:03:50 CST 2010

On 5 February 2010 01:54, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> This message is being sent in gmail in Chromium running on Wine
> with options --no-sandbox --use-nss-for-ssl.
> (--use-nss-for-ssl turns on a new alternate https stack that works
> in wine.)
> This copy of Chromium was built in Wine, too.  It took 1 hour
> 55 minutes to compile and link from scratch using Visual C++ 2005
> in Wine on a q9300.  (And that's compiling with /MP to use all
> cores; wthout /MP, it takes three and a half hours, IIRC.)

Google seriously needs to depend on system libraries rather than build
the whole damned thing themselves. I can forgive them for rolling
their own webkit, but with gigabytes of space required to compile and
almost 2 hours on that high-speed quadcore ... No, they're doing
something wrong.

In other news, well done with getting it to work!

> See for easy
> instructions on how to do this.
> - Dan

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