John Wildberger wildberger at cogeco.ca
Fri Oct 22 13:40:56 CDT 2004

> On Thursday 21 October 2004 09:55 pm, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > > Are there some guidelines how to modify the file in an intelligent way
> > > without causing serious problems?
> >
> > Not that I know of.
> I found a relevent document in Wine User Guide Section 5.4 "The Wine
> Configuration File".
> It gives some clues, but does not answer some of my questions.
> So I might as well post them here:
> -Having the config file in the directory  ~/.wine do I have to use some
> configuration command to have wine recognize this file? Or is it done
> automatically?
> -I already have in ~/.wine/driv_c/windows/fonts all the windows fonts from
> my XP . Should I add this directory to the config file to make the TTF
> files available.
> -Currently there are 4 directories dir1 to dir4 in commented form listed.
> Is there any significance to the number assignment? Can I use dir1 for the
> above mentioned directory?
> -What is the significance of the word 'native' in the context of config
> file? -What parameter change has the best chance to show me that a change
> was made when I  start an application?  (just for test purpose).
> -Under the [fonts] section is a list of the default fonts. Are there an
> alternative fonts available and where would I find them.(e.g adobe times)
> -There are lots of other items in the file that beg for some explanation,
> but for the present my list is long enough.
> Thanks for any help.
> John

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