Best BSD for Wine at the moment?

Lane Myer myer at
Tue Feb 3 07:37:15 CST 2004

> > I tried Wine on FreeBSD 4.8, and it has problems.  The maintainer of the
> > port says the low-level locking under Linux does not translate well to
> > FreeBSD 4.x.  He wasn't sure if 5.x would be better or not.
> Would this mean problems with the program running, or compiling it?  I

Running Win32 apps.

> am struggling a bit with an application (the installer needs
> administrator rights) under FreeBSD 4.9, but have not tried to run Wine
> from a Linux machine insteaed.  It seems that wine runs without other
> troubles, though, but maybe this is worth a short anyway?

I don't think I understand.  It's worth a shot running under Linux, you

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