can't find tools/wineinstall

Andreas Mohr Usenet 08/01 vooe7o001 at
Sun Sep 30 08:51:33 CDT 2001

gerard patel <g.patel at> wrote:
> On Sat, 29 Sep 2001 16:51:28 +0000, Joey Kelly <looseduk at>
> wrote:

>>I have SuSE 7.2 and installed wine via YaST (wine rpm). I do not have
>>windows on my computer at all. The docs tell me to run
>>tools.wineinstall, but I do not seem to have that on my system.

> Wineinstall is in the source distribution.
> A .rpm is a binary created by the distribution editor - you should ask

> them (Suse I guess) where is wineinstall :-)
Not quite correct. wineinstall is for *source* distribution only.
(as it both compiles Wine and installs it)

> If it's not provided you will have to setup your config file - reading
> the wine manual (man wine) is the way to go.
Yep, or the config method provided by the packager (if there is one).

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