[Wine]Quicken 2004 Report windows
mknecht at controlnet.com
Wed Oct 13 12:30:04 CDT 2004
Duane Clark wrote:
> Mark Knecht wrote:
>> This is WRT wine-20040914...
>> I installed yesterday from an RPM. When the RPM has completed it's
>> installation there is no .wine directory in any user's home directory.
>> How could there be since RPM doesn't know which users want or need
>> one. I think this is proper system behaviour.
>> When I run a support program, like winecfg, if the .wine directory
>> does not exist then it creates it. If I erase the .wine directory and
>> run winecfg a second time it will create it a second time. However,
>> running winecfg and creating the .wine directory NEVER creates
>> .wine/config. I had to get a default copy from the
>> documentation/samples directory. Please see 'man wine.conf'.
>> This seems pretty important to do since it says that Wine expects a
>> config file to exist. If doing the istallation from source does this
>> automatically, then it does it for you, but it doesn't do it for your
>> wife/girlfriend/etc... They still need to do this by hand.
> You don't necessarily need the config file any more. There are plenty of
> people using Wine without any config file at all. The documentation is,
> as is often the case in the Linux universe, out of date.
OK, I have no reason to distrust you, but all I read here pixels
pretending to be emails from the Wild West of the Internet. One
gunslinger tells me do it this way. Another gunslinger tells me do it
What's a user supposed to do? RTFM? I did. It's wrong? Bummer...
>> I noted yesterday that the default config file includes no definitions
>> for Windows drives. I had to start adding those by hand.
> That won't do any good. Wine will ignore drive definitions in the config
> file. Drives are now defined by symbolic links in ~/.wine/dosdevices.
OK, but running wine regedit did pay attention to what I was putting
into .wine/config. If I added a definition then it showed up in browse
dialogs and the like, so what am I supposed to do/trust/take for my
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