Craig Ringer craig at postnewspapers.com.au
Wed Jun 4 19:24:11 CDT 2003

> you can use Wine for both - the "fake windows drive" method is 
> preferred, though...

If you use it with a real windows install, make sure to have the windows 
install mounted read only. Sometimes, confused applications that don't 
work properly under WINE may try to mangle your windows install otherwise.

That's one of the reasons the fake windows method is preferred - windows 
was never meant to run on a read only disk.

That's my understanding of the situation, anyway.

Unfortunately, wine often works best with a real windows install, or at 
least a bunch of .dll files copied from a real windows install.

Craig Ringer

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