[Wine] Re : Re : How about this replacement of WINE.

Sylvain Petreolle spetreolle at yahoo.fr
Fri Feb 29 11:33:40 CST 2008

> >> Patching kernels and building modules is no big thing but patching and 
> >> compiling wine, being tied to an older version or constantly upgrading and 
> >> redoing this might be a bit too 
> >> much.
> >> 
> > Why being tied to an older version ?
> > 
> Stable versus unstable kernel releases, maybe?
You have a point there.

> > The fact is that the project is not that old,
> > thus earlier versions of wine/kernel havent been tested at the moment.
> >
> > 
> Which project? Wine is very old, going back to the early 1990s, when 
> Linux was released to the public. You also have to be aware that Wine 
> is the source for several forks, one is for the Mac which I use.
I know, beeing one of them for some times :)
*Linux Unified Kernel* project is not that old.

> > Btw, many apps need a specific dependancy for older libraries.
> > 
> That is very true. We in the industry call this 'dll hell' as some 
> programs will only run with certain versions of some .dll files.
> James 
> McKenzie

Sylvain Petreolle

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