[Wine] Re: Winemaker - Visual Studio 6.0 package

Rickshaw RicksR at bit-sys.com
Mon Mar 19 00:53:54 CDT 2007

Duane Clark wrote:
> Rickshaw wrote:
> > I am trying to get a rather large C++ program written in visual studio
> > 6.0 to work on a linux system. I have installed the wine libraries and
> > it runs just fine using:
> >
> > wine <executable name>
> >
> >  However, I would like to be able to compile the program using
> > winemaker on my linux box. Winemaker runs smoothly. However, the
> > makefile generated by Winemaker in the root directory has all kinds of
> > problems and wont compile.
> Questions about winemaker/winelib should be directed to the wine-devel list.
> > Also, would the executable produced by
> > winemaker be executable without wine? In other words could I ftp the
> > code created by the makefile to another machine without wine and run
> > the newly created windows application from that linux box?
> No, you still need Wine. Winelib/winemaker are really only useful in
> porting apps to a non-x86 platform. And now that Macs are x86, and
> SolarisX86 is (once again) freely available, the usefulness of winelib
> has dropped considerably in my opinion.

Thanks for the response I was a little unclear after reading the
winemaker doc's

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