Best way to overlay a filesystem for a Wine app?
fgouget at free.fr
Mon Jan 30 17:55:14 CST 2012
On Mon, 30 Jan 2012, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> If the user never customizes the app-specific prefix with winecfg or
> similar, then copying the new registry should work yes?
Application configuration data (think Tools -> Options menu) is often
stored in the registry...
> > Besides that there are other issues, most of which Dan already
> > mentioned:
> > * As far as I know most overlay filesystems don't deal well with
> > changes in the underlying filesystem. This pretty much breaks the
> > upgrade scenario.
> Do you mean upgrading while the filesystem is mounted? Or just any
> change at all?
It's definitely an issue in the former case. I don't know but would not
be surprised if it is also an issue in the latter.
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