Overriding the check for ownership of a prefix

Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr
Thu Sep 20 05:07:16 CDT 2012

On Wed, 19 Sep 2012, Scott Ritchie wrote:
> There is one major snag, however: unionfs displays the owner as root until the
> user has modified/copied it.  This means Wine refuses to launch as the user
> with the "root-owned" prefix.

Wine checks the ownership of the $WINEPREFIX directory right? So 
wouldn't touching a file in $WINEPREFIX before starting Wine work? 
system.reg would be a good candidate. Alternatively, create/delete some 
other file.

Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr>              http://fgouget.free.fr/
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