Wine on cygwin now compiles!

Conan Kudo (ニール・ゴンパ) ngompa13 at
Sun Jun 27 04:06:16 CDT 2010

On Sun, Jun 27, 2010 at 3:59 AM, Aleksey Bragin <aleksey at> wrote:

> Is there any real, practical interest in Wine on Windows?
> I've been making some progress in this direction recently (though I think
> my approach would be to have a ported, NT-version of wineserver.exe which
> just uses native functions of the OS instead of emulating them over cygwin,
> which emulates those features using its own code once again; discussable
> anyway).
> WBR,
> Aleksey Bragin.
DirectX 10 games on Windows XP :P

Seriously though, being able to run programs that ran on Windows 9x but not
NT based Windows would be a pretty good use for Wine. Granted, most of those
programs are games, but meh. And then there's being able to run 16-bit
Windows apps on 64-bit Windows! :P
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