Installing Wine from Scratch

Tim tl_ocallaghan at
Wed Apr 30 03:40:28 CDT 2003

> Tim wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I have been trying to find the documentation that will walk 
> me though 
> > what do to after 'make install'
> > 
> > The README says look at the documentation, the 
> documentation doesn’t 
> > realy say anything other than to se 'tools/wineinstall'
> > 
> For the first installation from source, you are really better 
> off using 
> tools/wineinstall. I've been using Wine for 3 years, and 
> still using it 
> if I want to do a fresh install (for testing purposes). I should do 
> pretty much everything you need for the installation.
> In general, after a "make install", about all that is left is making 
> sure that /usr/local/lib (or wherever the main Wine libraries are 
> installed) is in /etc/, and that the ~/.wine/config file is 
> correctly configured. Other than that, maybe copy over DLLs and fonts 
> from a Windows installation if desired.

Ok, I have looked into the wineinstall script, and some of the makes,
So I know this already, but the docuemntation doesn’t even mention where
The binaries get put, where/if there is a global config file etc....

which Is one of the reasons why I asked the question.


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