[Wine] Is wine 0.9.22 the only working

Ioannis Nousias s0238762 at sms.ed.ac.uk
Sun Jan 14 06:05:02 CST 2007

Tijl Coosemans wrote:
> On Saturday 13 January 2007 14:30, Ioannis Nousias wrote:
>>> Few days ago I see my wine version is very old so I
>>> decided to upgrade to 0.9.29 but...
>>> softwares I used perfectly with 0.9.22 don't work at
>>> all with recent wine versions. :-/
>> try this:
>> 1. back-up your ~/.wine directory. You could do the following.
>>     tar cfz wine.backup.tgz ~/.wine
>>     or simply move it to some other place
>> 2. delete ~/.wine folder and run winecfg to re-build a new one.
>>     rm -rf ~/.wine
>> 3. install whatever software you were using before
>> I know this is not a proper solution. One should not wipe out the entire 
>> installation every time an upgrade is in place.
> see wineprefixcreate(1)
thanks for the tip. Very useful. Does this also solve the above problem 
caused after an update?


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