Wine FAQ edits

Vitaliy vitaliy at
Sat Jan 29 15:36:45 CST 2011

On 01/29/2011 12:21 PM, Dan Kegel wrote:
> Hi Albert,
> looks
> like it was a pretty big edit.
> Try smaller ones, and try to do just one kind of change per edit.

That, and the fact that some changes where questionable, and broken:

> -cd ~/.wine/drive_c/Program\ Files
> +cd .wine/drive_c/Program\ Files
This will break if current directory is not $HOME.

> - You can also use double quotes, but you need two backslashes instead of one:
> -
> -{{{
> -wine start "C:\\Games\\Tron\\tron.exe"
> -}}}
Backslashes still have special meaning inside double quotes. So they should 
be escaped.

> -/bin/sh -c glxgears
> +/usr/bin/env glxgears
What advantage does "env" has over full featured shell? This is unnecessary.

> -@="/bin/sh run_linx_program acroread \"%1\""
> +@="/bin/sh -c \"acroread `wine winepath -u '%1'`\""
Have you actually tested this? This won't work for paths with spaces. If it 
will work at all.


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