Wine Gecko 1.2.0 RC1

Scott Ritchie scott at
Thu Mar 10 13:33:04 CST 2011

On 03/10/2011 10:33 AM, Jacek Caban wrote:
> If you are interested in building the packager yourself from sources (so
> far I've heard about Debian and Fedora attempts to do so), everything is
> ready to support it now. Building instructions changed a bit after
> switching to use MSI files, but I've made things as easy as possible.
> Building the package itself is a matter of invoking one script with
> proper arguments. The tricky part is that Wine is needed for building,
> so we get circural build-time dependency. The script, however, makes
> sure that Wine doesn't need Gecko during compiling Gecko, so it
> shouldn't be a big problem to handle. Also, unless you manually set
> WINEPREFIX, the script created a temporary wineprefix directory, so
> there is nothing to worry if your ~/.wine is in broken state. It can
> also use Wine from its build dir if you set WINE_BUILD_DIR environment
> variable. Please let me know if there are more problems than need to be
> addressed and feel free to contact me if you have any questions.
> Thanks,
>     Jacek
> [1]

Will the new Gecko be coinstallable with earlier geckos, eg for wine1.2?
 It would be very useful to me if this were the case (and Wine were
smart enough to use the correct one depending on its version).

Scott Ritchie

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