[Wine]june 2005 release and 'registry' ?
plbirch at earthlink.net
Sat Jul 9 14:07:04 CDT 2005
There are a very large number of options that were in the config file
that are not in winecfg. Some of these options made a big difference as
far as performance went for some of the applications I use.
Mike Hearn wrote:
>On Sat, 2005-07-09 at 11:07 -0700, Dan Sawyer wrote:
>>Given that we take your point, how can winecfg be made 'optional'.
>>There are many of us that are trying to use wine and find winecfg
>>creates roadblocks. If winecfg will be unnecessary then why not remain
>>with the config option. At least that is easily managable.
>What roadblocks exactly does it create? It could use some polish for
>sure, but it seems to basically work (at least, it does for me).
>A few things it could do better are:
>- Imported pre-canned application setups (basically .reg files)
>- Drive detection sometimes creates a lot of drives
>- Could be prettier: using app icons would be a good start but as always
> with win32 the code to do that is non-trivial
>The thing about winecfg shrinking is a long term thing. It won't happen
>tomorrow. For a few things, it may never happen, it'll just become less
>and less necessary to run it as time goes on. It's an ideal to which we
>aim rather than a fixed target.
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