WINEDLLPATH and /usr/lib/wine

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Jan 25 13:58:13 CST 2010

Michael Ost <most at> writes:

> Is this on purpose? It doesn't seem right at first glance. I would
> assume that WINEDLLPATH would take precedence. Otherwise what purpose
> would it serve?

It serves as an extra path where dlls can be found, but dlls from the
current running installation are used first. This is to enable
relocatable installs, and running from inside the build tree. Note that
you can always specify the full exe path on the command line.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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