wine/ misc/options.c documentation/ ...

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Fri Mar 12 12:59:51 CST 2004

>>>>> "Alexandre" == Alexandre Julliard <julliard at> writes:

    Alexandre> Uwe Bonnes <bon at> writes:
    >> Would a patch extending the wrapper to understand all those old but
    >> handy options ( --debugmsg , --dll) be acceptable?

    Alexandre> No, I think it's better to start using the new
    Alexandre> mechanism. Otherwise there will be even more confusion about
    Alexandre> when you can use the options and when you can't. And really,
    Alexandre> typing WINEDEBUG= isn't much harder than typing --debugmsg.

	Mention the env command to start a command with modified variables
Uwe Bonnes                bon at

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 .B wine
 is started accessible to the windows/dos processes started. So use the
 appropriate syntax for your shell to enter environment variables you need.
+Look for the 
+.B env(1)
+command to start a command with temporary modified
+.B environment variables.
 If set, the content of this variable is taken as the name of the directory where

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