[Wine] Can I use a static build to install on an obsolete target?

Alan McKinnon alan.mckinnon at gmail.com
Thu Jan 3 10:52:35 CST 2008

On Thursday 03 January 2008, Alexandre Julliard wrote:
> Paul Jackson <sa212+wine at cyconix.com> writes:
> > Before I do this (or waste a couple of days trying!), can anyone
> > tell me if they can think of any potential problems? Presumably
> > wine can be built completely statically? I'm not sure how, but I
> > guess setting some env variables or configure options should be
> > enough to do this.
> No, Wine cannot be built statically.

Fair enough. It's an interesting answer, so what's the reason that wine 
can't be built statically? A design decision or a technical (code) 
reason somewhere?

Alan McKinnon
alan dot mckinnon at gmail dot com

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