Wine devel packages ready for testing

Austin English austinenglish at
Mon Nov 30 13:29:34 CST 2015

On Mon, Nov 30, 2015 at 1:27 PM, Michael Müller <michael at> wrote:
> Am 30.11.2015 um 03:21 schrieb Austin English:
>> I'm not sure where you plan on installing wine on OS X, but be aware
>> that 10.11/El Capitan forbids installing into /usr (except
>> /usr/local):
>> I ran into that recently in my day job.
> Currently we install wine staging into /opt/wine-staging which seems to
> work. I would prefer to install the new packages into the home
> directory, so that also users without admin rights can install the
> package. The only problem are the dependencies since they usually do not
> use relative rpaths and they might contain the prefix embedded in the
> executables. Not sure if this is a problem, I need to test this.
>> You may also want to consider getting an Apple Developer Key so that
>> packages can be signed and users can avoid scary warnings, but I don't
>> know if that would work in your cross-compile setup.
> It is indeed difficult to sign executables without using any proprietary
> tools by Apple, but it seems like I found one which works. "codesign -vd
> wine" seems to like my signature, except that the tool slightly messed
> up the timestamp of the signature which now lies before the creation
> date of my self signed certificate. I am sure this can be fixed though
> ;-). Signing the whole package is most probably a bit more difficult
> than just signing one executable, but I am sure this is doable.

Typically the .pkg installer is signed.

> I guess it is necessary to pay 99$/year for the developer program to get
> your key signed, right?

Unfortunately yes.


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