[Wine] Re: Double-clicking Windows .exe's (was "What apps work in
agr at amigrave.com
Thu Aug 24 03:11:32 CDT 2006
> to delete some files, it might fail for files that belong to root, but the
> least the virus can do is wipe your home directory, which is bad enough.
This is exactly what I was wondering :
Is it possible in wine to tell that a dosdevice symlink should be used
as a read only drive ?
I'm always afraid to use wine with unknown software. The ideal
dosdevices configuration for me would be :
c: the ~/.wine/c_drive (read / write)
x: (or whathever) /tmp (read / write)
z: (or whathever) the root / (read ONLY)
In that situation I would know that using wine is 100% safe. The only
risk would be for files in ~/.wine/c_drive and this is normal. And if
I need to write somewhere from wine, I prefer manually symlink the
folder where I want to write in /tmp
Is it possible to do that ? If not I think it should be a primordial
feature for security using wine.
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