[Wine] how to share wine programs between users?

Austin English austinenglish at gmail.com
Sun May 18 13:31:41 CDT 2008

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 12:56 PM, Paul Johnson <baloo at ursine.ca> wrote:
> On Sunday 18 May 2008 07:50:51 am rkleemann wrote:
>> It would be nice to be able to share applications. Can that be done in any
>> way?
> Since Windows assumes 1 machine/1 user, wine makes the same assumption.

No...Windows allows installing apps for multiple users. The problem is
that running multiple wineservers can cause race conditions or
corruptions. The checks were put in place to prevent that, and
whenever the wineserver issue is resolved, AJ has agreed to remove
those checks.

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