[Wine] Re: No config file

Segin segin2005 at gmail.com
Sun Jul 23 16:11:55 CDT 2006

The config file itself is a patch to the Wine registry. All oyu have to 
do is find out what path the entries are relative to (I forgot), and 
merge the changes accordingly.
For example, if the registry base path for the config is 
HKLM\\Software\\Wine\\Config, and you want to merge a change in section 
WineSettings\\Version, the registry path would be 

John Drescher wrote:
> On 7/21/06, Ruben Lopez <rl501 at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
>> I am using Wine 0.9.15 to run a newsreader called Xnews. I have found
>> several sites with Wine configurations for Xnews, but all of the sites
>> I've found refer to modifying the "$HOME/.wine/config" file.
> These are old instructions, any version of wine in the last year or
> more (version 0.9.X) does not use the config file.
>> The version
>> of Wine I am using doesn't use a config file - it uses  system.reg and
>> user.reg. Can I use  the modifications from the older config files to
>> make changes to the *.reg files and if so, how?
> I am not sure about this one.
>> And which file
>> (system.reg or user.reg) do I change? Thanks.
> Both, but you normally do this via winecfg which is a gui application
> that does the changes for you.
> John

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