Making wine default to the Mac Driver on OS X

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Mon Mar 4 13:36:26 CST 2013

Ken Thomases <ken at> writes:

> My feeling (like Josh's and Per's) is that the Mac driver should be
> what you get by default, in most cases, without taking any special
> steps.

I think we all agree on that.  My point is that you shouldn't have to
take special steps even when the Mac driver is not appropriate (like
with remote logins).

> If the concern is what you get when you're ssh'd into a remote system,
> then it's probably possible for the Mac driver to detect when it
> doesn't have GUI console access and fail.  Then, Wine could fall back
> to X11.

If that can be made to work, it would certainly be a nice solution.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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