README: add a note about 64-bit Wine needing 32-bit Wine to work
sebastian at fds-team.de
Sun Nov 29 22:52:00 CST 2015
On 30.11.2015 05:37, Dmitry Timoshkov wrote:
> Austin English <austinenglish at gmail.com> wrote:
>> + http://wiki.winehq.org/Wine64 for details. Note that a 64-bit Wine
>> + build will not work without also building 32-bit Wine.
> This statement is not true in general.
> Actually 64-bit Wine build works just fine without any 32-bit part. That's
> just a useless configuration, but it's a minor detail.
It depends on your definion of "works just fine". Various parts of wine contain
hardcoded paths to 32-bit executables, which can't work in a pure 64-bit build.
fprintf(file, "Exec=env WINEPREFIX=\"%s\" wine %s %s\n",
exec wine "$appname" "$@"
Not sure if there is a way to express it a bit better, but I think in general it
probably wouldn't hurt to have this documented somewhere in the source tree.
More information about the wine-devel