[Wine]Re: More winecfg todos

michael at cherryblossom.homelinux.com michael at cherryblossom.homelinux.com
Mon Aug 16 23:19:40 CDT 2004

On Mon, Aug 16, 2004 at 08:04:27PM -0700, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Jacek Caban <jack at itma.pwr.wroc.pl> writes:
> > But PATH and temp directory are useful and can be configured this way.
> > Maby we could add this two options?
> I don't think they really need to be configured, at least not often
> enough to put them in winecfg. There's no real reason to change the
> temp directory, and if an app needs a different PATH the installer for
> that app will change the registry itself. If users really need to
> change them, IMO we are doing something wrong.

Well, it should be noted that many apps change PATH through
autoexec.bat, especially the more primitive ones -- does wine support
autoexec.bat natively?  (I.e. without a copy of the DOS command prompt
emulator under windows)  And it *could* be useful as a "temporary
workaround" or something, and removed or disabled in a finalized

> -- 
> Alexandre Julliard
> julliard at winehq.org

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