first stabs at wine - need a bit of help
Andreas Mohr Usenet 10/01
a31dgo001 at sneakemail.com
Sat Oct 27 10:57:24 CDT 2001
Peter Jay Salzman <p at dirac.org> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I'm using a Windows machine, navalle, to copy files to my Linux box, lucifer,
> which will hopefully run Wine. I'm keeping a careful log of exactly how I
> install wine. This is what i've done so far:
> 1. Let ~ = lucifer:/home/p/.wine/fake_windows
> 2. apt-get install wine-doc winesetuptk wine-utils wine wine-lib:
> ii libwine 0.20011026.033 Windows Emulator (Library)
> pn libwine-dev <none> (no description available)
> un libwine0.0.971 <none> (no description available)
Hmm ? :-\
> Question 1
> I probably need the registry (system.dat and user.dat) and win.ini.
> But these files on navalle reflect an old, running system. There will be
> lots of "stuff" that's wrong: hardware on navalle which isn't on lucifer,
> application dll's mentioned in the registery but missing since the app isn't
> installed on lucifer, etc.
> Is it really safe to copy the registry and win.ini to lucifer?
The small number of conflicting settings doesn't matter at all.
> Question 2
> I guess I should ask if what I'm doing is "kosher". Most of the
> documentation I've read about "wine with windows" assumes that wine is
> installed on a dual boot and can mount/use the Windows partition. I'm simply
> taking files off one machine and putting them on another machine. Is this
> a valid thing to do with wine?
Sure (see 1. ;)
> Question 3
> Wine segfaulted on mspaint. :( I searched the archives of wine-user and
> found the pthread warnings (and some others) are non-fatal and not important.
> Is there a way of telling Wine to surpress certain types of warnings? It
> would be nice to tell Wine to ixnay the pthread warnings so I don't have to
> wade through the tons of output that debug generates.
--debugmsg +fixme-all or similar.
Andreas Mohr, Renningen, Germany
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