[Wine] Re: Can't run winecfg under Mandriva 2006

Daniel Skorka skorka at gmx.net
Wed Dec 6 16:51:06 CST 2006

Leo Orionis <leoorionis at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Thank you, sir, for your reply.  I searched Google Groups and found
> quite a few
> messages about Wine problems, but didn't see anything that looked like
> the same
> problem I was having -- different messages, etc.

Well, a search for
'mandriva group:comp.emulators.ms-windows.wine' on groups.google.com
reveals the posting "Mandriva RPM of wine 0.9.17" with the solution.

> I did see one message  saying to "run WINEPREFIX =~ /.wine
> wineprefixcreate".
> Is this something I should type at the terminal before running Wine, or

Yes. It, however is not the fix to your problem.

> All help gratefully accepted.  By the way, I noticed your name on
> several posts
> about Wine problems, so you've been in there helping people.  Let me
> express
> appreciation for all of us, in case people have been lax in doing so in
> the past.



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