is there a wine "rpm" or similar pls?

Dan Kegel dank at
Sun Sep 2 18:05:06 CDT 2001

kieran wrote:
> I am v v newbie, want to get to grips with linux but mostly interested in
> using the PC;  so the idea of wine appeals a lot.    from what I see you
> generally have to build or compile or something it.   Is there a rpm
> package, if I am using the term correctly, like a windows self-installing
> thing, i.e. one single file I can download, click on, it goes thru a
> (preferably non-interactive, I am happy to let it look at my system and
> decide for itself whats best) and I wind up with a functioning copy of wine?
> And if there isn't and one purpose of wine it to entice people away from
> windows, then shouldn't there be such a thing?

Yes.  There are RPM's.  See

Since Wine is not yet even beta quality, there is little reason
to make it truly easy to install for newbies; it's not ready for
them.  (Can't handle recent InstallShield installers, etc.)
- Dan

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