New to wine question concerning Path Variable

Derek Broughton dbroughton at
Fri Oct 4 10:14:47 CDT 2002

From: "Scott Unruh" <Scott.Unruh at>
> My problem is: it's looking for an entry in the PATH environment variable
> that includes 'C:\COBOL' which stores library files it looks for when
> starting the program.  I r.t.f.m. and made entries into /etc/profile. That

It doesn't appear you rtfm'd the _right_ fm :-)

> did not produce desirable results. (I was locked out of x-windows) From what
> I have read and what I see in /etc/profile, the colon is a special
> character.

Your linux PATH isn't the same as your Wine PATH.  Think about it.

See ~/.wine/config.  Look for the [wine] section, and put your cobol path there.

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