new winetricks-alpha 20110219-alpha: added wineprefix selection screen

Dan Kegel dank at
Sat Feb 19 17:56:10 CST 2011

Roseanne wrote:
>> winetricks-alpha version 20110219's gui now starts with a wineprefix
>> selection dialog. ...
>> When using the gui, games can only be installed into their own
>> sandboxed prefix.
> You should make a separate wineprefix the default for Office
> 2003 and 2007 as well, though it shouldn't be sandboxed. Right
> now you are setting the override for riched20 only for the
> main apps, but many of Office's advanced features (e.g.,
> clip organizer, equation editor) are separate exes and the
> override needs to be set for all of them. Installing to a
> separate wineprefix and setting the override globally is much
> easier. It will also protect Office apps from being messed
> up by other overrides a user might set for other apps. You
> might also want to disable Wine's crash dialog for Office,
> as it prevents Office's error handler from recovering the file
> that was being worked on at the time of the crash.

Good ideas all.  I isolated just games for starters simply
because it was an easy place to start, but will get to apps

(Incidentally, I did a silent release, 20110219b-alpha, to
fix a few install problems that show up on an empty cache.)
- Dan

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